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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

 

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Comparing Investments

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

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

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

When Do You Need a Will?

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

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