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Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

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."

 

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

Are Women and Financial Strategies a Mismatch?

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

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Saving for Retirement

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

Historical Inflation

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

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?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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