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Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?