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.
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Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Women and Retirement
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.