Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
How Does Your Credit Score Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?