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Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.

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Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

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Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

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

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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.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Investments

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

How to Bake a Pie-R-A

Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

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

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