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What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?