Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.