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A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

 

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

Pay Yourself First

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

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

Options When Your CD Matures

Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

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Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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.

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.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

The Power of Compound Interest

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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