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The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
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.