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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Tax Freedom Day
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Using whole life to transfer wealth when it comes to paying estate taxes
Women of color have collectively taken an important seat at the table of business ownership. While the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. grew by 58% from 2007 to 2018, those owned by women of color grew by almost three times that amount (163%) in the same time period.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?