Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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What Is My Current Cash Flow?
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
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This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
The terms Medicare and Medicaid sound similar but are two very different things. Learn the differences in this informative article.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Explaining the SECURE Act and how the changes affect your retirement strategy.