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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

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


The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

Trends in Charitable Giving

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

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

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Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

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.

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

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


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Let's Chat

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

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