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Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

 

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

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

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

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