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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Spotting Credit Trouble

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

 

Planning for the Expected

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

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

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.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Annuity Comparison

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

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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.

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

The Power of Compound Interest

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

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