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Helpful Content

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

 

Succeeding at Business Succession

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

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

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Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

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