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What If You Get Audited?

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Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

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Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

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Countering Counterfeit Currency

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A Living Trust Primer

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Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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How Compound Interest Works

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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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.

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

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

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