Advantages of Independence
Advantages of Independence
Where will your retirement money come from? A sound approach involves closely looking at potential retirement-income sources.Learn More
Your Independent Advocate and Guide
Social Security as we know it has changed dramatically. Many loopholes were phased out, and for those who would not reach 62 years of age by December 31, 2015, the loopholes were eliminated forever. Here are ten facts regarding the current laws.
Learn More about the full retirement age, delayed credits, collection of benefits before and after FRA, file and suspension, spousal benefits and more..Learn More
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Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Making Sense Of A Home Warranty
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Put It in a Letter
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities
Planning for a child with special needs can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Four Really Good Reasons to Invest
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Assess Your Life Insurance Needs
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Lifetime of Earnings
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
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Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Once Upon a Goal
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.