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Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

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9 Facts About Social Security

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Surprises

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

 

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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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.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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