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Changing Unhealthy Behaviors
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Technology tips to make your next trip even better.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.