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When to Self-Insure
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Your DNA Test
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
What does your home really cost?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.