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Retirement

Three great ways to save for retirement

Company plan, IRA, Roth IRA. Each of these is a great way to save for retirement. 

 

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College savings

How to fund everything from emergencies to retirement

The bucket strategy allocates funds into separate portfolios based on when money.

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A close up of the Thrift Savings Plan and its funds

A close up of the TSP and its funds to help you make an informed decision.

 

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BASICS OF INVESTING

Key ages in retirement planning

Retirement planning includes milestones occur at specific ages. Here’s a list.

 

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Retirement

Retirement

Retirement Planner Calculator

Do you know what it takes to work towards a secure retirement? Use this calculator to help you create your retirement plan. View your retirement savings balance and your withdrawals for each year until the end of your retirement.

 

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Retirement

Six great retirement plans for self-employed people

Planning for a secure financial future even without an employer’s benefit package.

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Retirement

What is a Required Minimum Distribution - or RMD?

Factoring RMDs into your plan can help you optimize your retirement cash flow.

 

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College Savings

College savings

College Savings Calculator

Saving for your children's education requires a long-term plan. And, like saving for retirement, the earlier you start your plan the better. Use this calculator to help develop or fine-tune your education savings plan. Use this calculator to help develop or fine-tune your education savings plan.

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College savings

529 versus Coverdell ESA: Which is better for college savings?

This article compares and contrasts these two popular savings vehicles.

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College savings

Which college savings option is best? UGMA v UTMA v 529

Parents seeking to invest for a child’s college education have several options.

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College savings

How to unwind savings plans when college is not an option

Not every kid goes to college. Still it’s important to put money aside.

 

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College savings

What is a 529 plan?

A tax-favored savings plan designed specifically to prepare for children’s education.

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College savings

How to invest for your kids' college today

Proper planning can help reduce the financial challenge of sending your children to college.

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College savings

How to financially prepare for college

General guidelines and useful strategies to help you financially prepare for your children’s college.

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Basics of investing

BASICS OF INVESTING

How to invest in a volatile market

Volatility should be viewed in the context of your long-term financial goals.

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Why you should invest - a goals-based approach

Investing delays current consumption desires in favor of future consumption goals.

 

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Comparing various investment vehicles

Comparing different investment vehicles is easier when you understand asset class.

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BASICS OF INVESTING

How to manage household finances

The straightforward process of making your dollar go further and spending...

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BASICS OF INVESTING

What is an ETF?

ETFs can help investors achieve portfolio diversification even if capital is limited.

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BASICS OF INVESTING

Understanding bonds and interest rates

This article is intended to provide a basic understanding of bonds and interest rates. 

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BASICS OF INVESTING

What is a mutual fund?

Mutual funds pool the money of many investors together to purchase financial assets.

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Military financial readiness

Recognizing And Avoiding Military Scams

Things those in uniform can do to prevent being scammed. Here’s a list.

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How to build wealth with military special pay

There is more to military compensation than just basic pay and your housing allowance.

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A close up of the Thrift Savings Plan and its funds

A close up of the TSP and its funds to help you make an informed decision.

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Resources for servicemembers and veterans starting a business

Here is a sampling of programs veterans can use to get a business up and running.

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The savings deposit program

A program exists to help you save the extra cash you earn while deployed.

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A servicemember and veteran guide to starting a business

Ideas to consider if you contemplate starting a business after your military service.

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How to secure funding for veteran-owned businesses

Funding options available to help veterans realize their entrepreneurial dreams.

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