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The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

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Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

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Bitcoin 101

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What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

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Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

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Lifetime of Earnings

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

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.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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 Other Sure Thing

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

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

When Do You Need a Will?

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

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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