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Succeeding at Business Succession

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invest instead?

 

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Inflation & Your Money

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

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

What's So Great About a Rollover?

Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Federal Income Tax

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

Annuity Comparison

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

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

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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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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