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Evansville, IN 47711

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Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

 

Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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.

RE: Retirement

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

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?

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

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