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Gap Insurance for Leased Cars

Gap Insurance for Leased Cars

If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.

9 Facts About Retirement

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

 

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

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?

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

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Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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