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When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

To Buy or Not to Buy

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

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.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.

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