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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

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In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

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Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

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Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

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The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

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Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?

The Other Sure Thing

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

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