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Surprises

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Retiring the 4% Rule

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

 

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

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.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

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Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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