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Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.