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Clayton, NC 27528

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Password Protection Strategies

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Mortgages in Retirement

Mortgages in Retirement

Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.

 

Hindsight 2020: Use These Tips to Recover From Job Loss

Now, in the wake of 2020, millions of job-seekers are working to pick up where they left off, getting back to work and back to normal. Here are some tips for recovering from job loss today:

Medicare Advantage Plans (Medicare Part C)

Medicare Part C allows you to choose a Medicare Advantage plan. This article will help you decide if it's right for you.

Ways to Turn Spending into Savings

Sometimes it can feel overwhelming. It seems like our financial needs outstrip our ability to meet them.

Stocks Bombed by Bonds

Bonds are impacting the market, perhaps more than anyone thought possible.

Personal Finance Calendar

Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.

Infographic: Women Are Financially Savvy

Women Are Financially Savvy. Yet, there are still unique challenges working against women in retirement.

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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The Cycle of Investing

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

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.

The Wild West of Data Theft

Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.

Retirement and Quality of Life

Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.

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