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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

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Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

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

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This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Tax Freedom Day

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

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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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.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

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