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Are Women and Financial Strategies a Mismatch?

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A Primer on Dividends

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

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Saving for College

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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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?”

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 4.6 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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