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A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
What To Do When Your Income Reaches 7 Figures
Preserve your hIgh net worth with these foundational tips.
Understanding Extended Care
Understanding the types of extended care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Medicare vs. Medicaid
The terms Medicare and Medicaid sound similar but are two very different things. Learn the differences in this informative article.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
The Pre-Retirement Checklist
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
How Insurance Deductibles Work
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
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Lifetime of Earnings
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
The Rule of 72
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.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.