Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
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When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Tax Reform: Before and After
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.