Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.