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Helpful Content

What Smart Investors Know

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

 

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

The SECURE Act

This article may help you understand the most recent changes to your IRA and your RMD implemented with the SECURE Act.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

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Saving for College

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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.

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Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

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