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9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

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

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Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

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

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Rightsizing for Retirement

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