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Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

Beneficiary designations allow assets to pass directly to whomever you designate thus by-passing the costs and time involved with the probate process.

How to Spend Again After Saving

How to Spend Again After Saving

When people save, it brings life rewards. But sometimes after being on your best money behavior for a long time, you want to cut loose and spend. It can happen whether you’ve been saving to buy a home, rejoined the workforce or survived a global pandemic.

 

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

Beneficiary designations allow assets to pass directly to whomever you designate thus by-passing the costs and time involved with the probate process.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

It’s Time to Have a Talk with Your Parents

One of the strangest developments in the ever-evolving child-parent relationship is reaching the point when an adult child starts dispensing advice to his or her parents. It’s a profound, but natural turning point in the relationship.

Don’t Let Bad Financial Habits Haunt Your Retirement

When it comes to retirement, some people can quit working and fall immediately into good money habits that they’ve practiced for years.

The Average American Budget

Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

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

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

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

Your DNA Test

Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

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