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Welcome to our website, where you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports. We have included links to specific sites to help you track your income tax refunds, and access IRS forms and publications. We have many of the most common forms listed in our Tax Library for immediate printing.  Our Information Packet is ready for you to download to help you gather information needed for your tax return. The link at the bottom of this page will let you print a copy.

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Inventorying Your Possessions

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

How Insurance Deductibles Work

How Insurance Deductibles Work

Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.

 

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

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Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

Perception vs. Reality

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

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Do You Feel Lucky?

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

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

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