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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 financial questions.

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Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Password Protection Strategies

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

 

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility

Why have the markets been so volatile recently?

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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The Business Cycle

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

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

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

When Do You Need a Will?

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

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

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