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The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

Social Media: #Newest Business Liability Risk

Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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