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In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Variable Universal Life Insurance
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
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