Bull and Bear Go To Market
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
Preparation is the Key to Retirement
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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?
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are thousands of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Your DNA Test
Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Making Your Tax Bracket Work
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don't like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
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