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Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

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Understanding Long-Term Care

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Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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Best Performing Asset Classes

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Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Estimate Your RMD

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Rightsizing for Retirement

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Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

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