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Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

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

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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

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

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A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

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