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The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
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.