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What to Look for in an Extended-Care Policy
Here’s a list of 8 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of extended-care insurance.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Are You Prepared for an Estate Tax Sunset?
The federal estate tax exemption sunsets in 2025. Learn more about what to do to make the most of the higher threshold.
Stop Wasting Money
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Helpful Retirement Strategies for Women
Learn how to address the challenges that women face when planning for retirement.
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Tax Freedom Day
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
What Is My Current Cash Flow?
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
What Is My Current Net Worth?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.