Your Financial Future
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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.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Personal Finance Calendar
Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
The Average American Budget
Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.
Pickleball in Retirement
Learn about the latest sport to sweep the nation with this informative article.
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
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Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
What Is the Dividend Yield?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Can I Refinance My Mortgage?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
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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
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.