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What If You Get Audited?

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.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

 

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Tax Freedom Day

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

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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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

When Markets React

When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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