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What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

 

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

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Saving for College

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Historical Inflation

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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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.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

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?”

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

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