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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

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Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream

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Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

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From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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The Business Cycle

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