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Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Planning for the Expected

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

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