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Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Saving on Fitness Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

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Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

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