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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Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
There’s a link between debt and stress.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.