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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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Helpful Content

Retiring the 4% Rule

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

The Facts About Income Tax

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

 

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

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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.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

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