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Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

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Insight to a Maddening Employment Report

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Will Power

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Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

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Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Potential Income from an IRA

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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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