Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.