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Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—looking to protect your retirement--or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

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Helpful Content

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

The Facts About Income Tax

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

 

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

A Primer on Dividends

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

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets

Clearing up confusion from the economic downturn following COVID-19 and how it might affect your financial strategy.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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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.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

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