Your Financial Future
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Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
What Is a 1031 Exchange?
A look at 1031 Exchanges, a real estate investment strategy that may allow you to defer your capital gains taxes.
All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Data Thieves from Outer Space
Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.
A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
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My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Can I Refinance My Mortgage?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
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 Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
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5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.