Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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The Living Balance Sheet ®
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.