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Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

How Income Taxes Work

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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

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Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

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Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

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

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

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

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Social Security Taxes

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Tax Freedom Day

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Ready for Retirement?

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

Events on Wall Street

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

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