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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
The New Wild West: Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.