Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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9 Facts About Social Security
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, covering how bond laddering works.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.