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What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?