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Chip has been helping blue-collar millionaires plan for and transition into retirement for more than 20 years.
Although our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations and calculators these tools are not meant to replace the personal relationship of a dedicated financial professional.
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.