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Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Financial Aid for Students 101
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
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 Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Insuring Your Second Home
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Federal Income Tax
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Saving for College
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Lifetime of Earnings
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
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Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.