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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Social Security Taxes

Social Security Taxes

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

 

How Financial Professionals Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Social Security: The 64,000 Dollar Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Preparing for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Leaving Your Lasting Legacy

Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.

Dog Bites and Homeowners Insurance

Reviewing coverage options is just one thing responsible pet parents can do to help look out for their dogs.

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