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Trends in Charitable Giving

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

 

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

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.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment 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.

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The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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