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Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

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Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

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Travel, Without the Baggage

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Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

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.

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Social Security Taxes

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

From Boats to Brokers

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

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

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