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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Why You Need an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.