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Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

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What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

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Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

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Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

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Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

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