A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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your financial situation completely and provide you with only the highest quality information,
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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

 

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation—and expect short-term interest rates may increase—TIPS could be worth considering.

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Saving for Retirement

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

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

Ready for Retirement?

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

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

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