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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Mastering Mobile Lingo

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Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

 

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

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Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

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How Income Taxes Work

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Death is No Excuse

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Global and International Funds

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

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

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