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.
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Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Options When Your CD Matures
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.