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Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement - Clear and Wrong?

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement - Clear and Wrong?

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

A Look at Diversification

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

 

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

What to Look for in a Long-Term-Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold, and its history, may help you answer that question.

Perception vs. Reality

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

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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