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Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

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In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

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Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

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Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

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Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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

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Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

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