Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?
Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Why are they made again and again? Making sense of these errors in judgement.
Explore the growing influence women wield over the economy with this handy infographic.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
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.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
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.