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Insights and opinions on the markets, the economy, and what it means for investors.

Life: The Only Constant is Change

July 25, 2013 -

Changing circumstances may lead to updated insurance needs


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The Reverse Life Insurance Policy

July 25, 2013 -

The single premium immediate annuity (SPIA)


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The Portfolio Balancing Act

July 8, 2013 -

Improve returns and reduce risk through rebalancing


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What is a Bond Ladder?

July 1, 2013 -

This strategy may offer more than diversification to your asset mix.


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Dividend Stocks

April 24, 2013 -

For those seeking higher returns


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Foreign Investing

April 24, 2013 -

Global diversification in a global economy


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Is It Time To Take Stock?

March 29, 2013 -

Consider current opportunities in U.S. equities


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How to Widow-Proof Your Portfolio

January 25, 2013 -

Early planning can simplify your affairs for those you leave behind


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ATRA and Estate Taxes

January 23, 2013 -

Changes from the American Taxpayer Relief Act


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The Cliff and You

January 23, 2013 -

Understanding the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012


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Long-Term Care Insurance

October 22, 2012 -

Is it part of your overall plan?


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Family Foundations

October 22, 2012 -

Mindful guidelines for selecting fund recipients


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How Can Grandparents Help With College Costs?

September 18, 2012 -

Understand your options before writing the first check


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Managing Volatility

September 5, 2012 -

A closer look at correlations


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Behavioral Finance: The Value of Advice

July 20, 2012 -

Addressing tendencies that can limit decision-making


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Financial Literacy

April 23, 2012 -

Helping children to develop habits for saving, spending, and giving


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Reaching Your Goals with UITs

April 23, 2012 -

Avoiding many investing pitfalls


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Fixed Income Investing

February 1, 2012 -

Asset allocation in retirement


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Covering All The Bases

February 1, 2012 -

Converting savings into retirement income


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The Best Stock Tip

October 31, 2011 -

Don't take stock tips


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