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A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Inventorying Your Possessions
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.