Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
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A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
What the New Tax Bill Means for You
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Estimating Your Estate Taxes
Estate tax laws have changed a few times in recent years. Do you know the new rules?
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.