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Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

Succeeding at Business Succession

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There a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

 

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

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.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Historical Inflation

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.

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.

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