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RESOURCES TO HELP SHAPE YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE

Managing wealth is a complex and ever-evolving subject. Here you will find independent insights into the markets, articles and research on wealth management strategies and tactics, and financial assessment tools to explore.


The “Kiddie” Tax

September 1, 2014 -

Gain a basic understanding of how children are taxed


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Floating-Rate Options When Interest Rates Rise

September 1, 2014 -

Floating-rate securities are often used to reduce rate sensitivity.


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3 Popular ETF Questions Answered

September 1, 2014 -

Learn about the pricing and tax advantages of ETFs


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When Should You Start Taking Social Security?

August 1, 2014 -

Helpful advice for one of your most important retirement questions


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Teaching Fiscal Responsibility

July 28, 2014 - Vaccinating your children against “affluenza”
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Understanding Bonds

July 28, 2014 -

Considering risk within this category of fixed income investments


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Fixed Income Investing

July 28, 2014 -

Securing returns in a low rate environment


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Investing in Real Estate

July 1, 2014 -

The best of both worlds: The income-earning potential of bonds and price appreciation opportunity of stocks


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Chasing Performance

June 1, 2014 -

Timing factors in heavily to an investor's overall return.


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How Money Myths Come Between Couples

May 22, 2014 -

Couples should have the financial discussion well before they think they need it


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Giving Stock to Another Person

May 1, 2014 -

What you need to know before giving assets for tax and estate planning purposes


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Income Into Retirement

April 21, 2014 -

Do you know how to safely retire?


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The Next Phase

April 21, 2014 - Relocating in retirement
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Back Door Roth IRAs: Should You Have One?

April 21, 2014 -

Converting traditional IRAs to a Roth


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Providing for Parents

April 21, 2014 -

Planning ahead to preserve wealth and cover costs


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When to Begin Social Security Benefits

April 21, 2014 -

Retire early or maximize monthly payments


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5 Estate Planning Tasks You Should Not Put Off

April 1, 2014 -

Regardless of changing legislation, these estate planning tactics are timeless.


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5 Strategies to Maximize Your IRA

April 1, 2014 -

Make the most of your IRA with these helpful tips


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All Eyes on China

March 11, 2014 -

A closer look at our trade balance


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529 Plan Participants Deserve Better Disclosure

March 1, 2014 -

Better-informed investors can make better decisions, but most 529 Plans are not providing basic information.


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