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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.

Will Power

Will Power

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

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?

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

The Cycle of Investing

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

Events on Wall Street

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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