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—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money 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.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.