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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Do You Owe The AMT?

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

 

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

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Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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