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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Choosing a Mortgage

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Surprises

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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