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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges come opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

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This section of our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search this section, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

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Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.

 

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

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