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What Is a 1035 Exchange?

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1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

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Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

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Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

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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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

How to Bake a Pie-R-A

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Ready for Retirement?

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

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

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.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

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