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Today's economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends. Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions. Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success. Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
A House Divided
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
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.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.