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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 financial questions.

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Helpful Content

A Living Trust Primer

A Living Trust Primer

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

Travel, Without the Baggage

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

 

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Tax Management Strategies

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

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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

2017 Year in Review

Take a look at this 2017 Market Recap.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

From Boats to Brokers

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

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

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