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From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
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.
Tuning Your Social Security Benefit
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
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?”
Dog Bites and Homeowners Insurance
Reviewing coverage options is just one thing responsible pet parents can do to help look out for their dogs.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don't like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
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?
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Choosing a Mortgage
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
Once Upon a Goal
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
An Arm and a Leg
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We'd love to help you prepare.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We'd like to be one of them.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Preparation is the Key to Retirement
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.