Your Financial Future
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—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
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.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.