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

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

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Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

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The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

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Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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