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How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

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Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

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Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.

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Death is No Excuse

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Social Security: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated

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Healthcare Costs in Retirement

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

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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.

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

From Boats to Brokers

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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

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