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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Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
The Five Basics of Financial Literacy
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Financial Aid for Students 101
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
9 Facts About Social Security
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
The Cost of Medical Care
Learn about the risks of not having health insurance in this informative article.
Making a Charitable Contribution
There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.
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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.
What Is My Life Expectancy?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Impact of Taxes and Inflation
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
What Is the Dividend Yield?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Your DNA Test
Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.
To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
4 Elements of an Estate Strategy
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.