Gaining Financial Freedom
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 financial questions. We understand the concerns many investors have today about the market and we will help identify strategies to calm those concerns.
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Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
How long does a $20 bill last?
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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.
What does your home really cost?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?