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Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—looking to better understand certain investment ideas—or searching for ways to protect your family or estate through life insurance or long term care insurance, we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

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Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk

Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk

Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

 

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

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

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

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Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

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