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The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.