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.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
What the New Tax Bill Means for You
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.