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Weekly Market Commentary
Your source for updated market and economic news.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Women and Retirement
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Inventorying Your Possessions
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?