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A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Investing with Your Heart

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Bursting the Bubble

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From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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