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and professionalism in our relationship with you, our client. We endeavor to know and understand
your financial situation completely and provide you with only the highest quality information,
services, and products to help you reach your goals.

 

Helpful Content

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.

Catch-Up Contributions

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Disability and Your Finances

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

 

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

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

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

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Tax Freedom Day

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Historical Inflation

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Tax Management Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

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

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