Your Financial Future
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.
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Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
The History of Currency
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Separating the Signal From the Noise
A good professional provides important guidance and insight through the years.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
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What Is My Risk Tolerance?
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
What Is the Dividend Yield?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Assess Your Life Insurance Needs
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
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5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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An Arm and a Leg
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.