Your Financial Future
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.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Managing Money as a Couple
Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together.
Who Is Your Trusted Contact?
This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible.
Best-Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Budgeting After a Divorce
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
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Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
What Is My Life Expectancy?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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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
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.