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Volunteering in Retirement

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Stop Wasting Money

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

What Is My Life Expectancy?

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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.

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18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

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