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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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

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

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Tax Management Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

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