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Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
When to Self-Insure
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Put It in a Letter
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.