Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
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How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
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.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
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.
What does your home really cost?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.