Helpful Financial Resources

Retirement
Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, and personal savings and investments are expected to play a role. Once you have estimated the amount of money you may need for retirement, a sound approach involves taking a close look at your potential retirement-income sources.

Ten Steps to 401k Success

Retirement Budget Worksheet (Excel File)

How Much Income Do I Need In Retirement?

Estate Planning
Effective estate management enables you to manage your affairs during your lifetime and control the distribution of your wealth after death. An effective estate can spell out your healthcare wishes and ensure that they’re carried out – even if you are unable to communicate. It can even designate someone to manage your financial affairs should you be unable to do so.

Have you checked your beneficiary designations lately?

Investment Advice
Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.

5 Brexit Takeaways for U.S. Investors

Are Your Emotions About Money Derailing Your Finances?

Insurance
Insurance transfers the financial risk of life’s events to an insurance company. A sound insurance strategy can help protect your family from the financial consequences of those events. A strategy can include personal insurance, liability insurance, and life insurance.

3 Questions To Ask About Your Long-Term Care Needs

Tax Planning
Understanding tax strategies and managing your tax bill should be part of any sound financial approach. Some taxes can be deferred, and others can be managed through tax-efficient investing. With careful and consistent preparation, you may be able to manage the impact of taxes on your financial efforts.

2017 Tax Planning Workbook

Don't Panic: 4 Level-Headed Strategies for Volatile Markets

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