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Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

Social Security: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition waiting to claim them.

Ready for Retirement?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

 

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

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

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Options When Your CD Matures

Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Perception vs. Reality

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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