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Planning Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement, looking to understand financial concepts, or looking to better understand certain investment ideas, we can help you address your most pressing questions.
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Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
What's My Potential Estate Tax?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Do You Feel Lucky?
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Your credit score is a vital part of your financial health. Understand how it works.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement