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Critical Estate Documents

Critical Estate Documents

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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Retirement Redefined

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Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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