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Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

 

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

Gap Insurance for Leased Cars

If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

February 2018 Top Five

2018 could be shaping up to be an interesting year.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Investments

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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