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What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

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Tax Freedom Day

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

Disability Income

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

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