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The Fed and How It Got That Way

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

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All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

 

Variable Universal Life Insurance

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

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

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Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

The Basics of Medicare

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Consider Keeping Your Life Insurance When You Retire

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Federal Income Tax

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

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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

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Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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