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Bridging the Confidence Gap

Bridging the Confidence Gap

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

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

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Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

How Compound Interest Works

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Comparing Investments

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

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

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

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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