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Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

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Spotting Credit Trouble

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Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

 

What's So Great About a Rollover?

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When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

The Utility of Sector Investing

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Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Disability Income

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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