Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
How the Federal Reserve Works
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.