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Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

Countdown to College

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

 

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

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.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Annuity Comparison

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

Tax Freedom Day

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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.

Tax Management Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Ready for Retirement?

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

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

The Other Sure Thing

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

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