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Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
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Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.