Our goal is helping you define and execute a sound financial life plan based on your individual goals.
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Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.