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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

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Home Mortgage Deduction

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

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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Doubling Your Money

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Ready for Retirement?

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

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

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?”

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