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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What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Don't Buy The Hype
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Is Term Life Insurance for You?
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.