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Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

The Fed and How It Got That Way

A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.

 

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Are Women and Financial Strategies a Mismatch?

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

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?

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

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Disability Income

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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