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A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

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

What to Look for in a Long-Term-Care Policy

What to Look for in a Long-Term-Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

 

A Primer on Dividends

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

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy

And the Executor Is

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

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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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Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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