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.
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All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.