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Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

A Living Trust Primer

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

 

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

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

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

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Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Social Security Taxes

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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An Arm and a Leg

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.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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