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Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.