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What is the Value of Your Business?

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Social Security: The \$64,000 Question

Social Security: The \$64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

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