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What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

 

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Estimate Your RMD

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

Annuity Comparison

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

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?”

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

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