79% of Americans agree they would benefit from having basic financial education and information. Source: The 2018 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey, The National Foundation for Credit Counseling
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Simply click on one of the general financial topics below and you'll find a selection of easy-to-understand information sheets about related financial concepts and strategies. This information is updated regularly to reflect the latest facts, figures, legislation, and economic trends.
Property and Casualty Insurance
Why Purchase Life Insurance?
If you have a family who relies on your income, it is important to have life insurance protection.
Life Insurance for Business Owners
Business Owner Policies
Disability Income Insurance for Business Owners
Last-Survivor Life Insurance
Term Life Insurance
How Can I Maximize My Insurance Benefits?
Several factors could undermine the financial security provided by the proceeds of your life insurance policy.
Insuring Your Future
Protecting Your Home
Assessing Disability Income Insurance
Types of Health Coverage
Evaluating Insurance Companies
Long-Term Care Costs
What Is a Bond Ladder?
A bond ladder is a strategy involving the purchase of bonds that have staggered maturity dates.
Types of Bonds
What Investment Risks Should I Know About?
Understanding different types of investment risk can help investors manage their money more effectively.
College Investment Options
Estates & Trusts
What Key Estate Planning Tools Should I Know About?
Wills and trusts allow you to spell out how you would like your property distributed, but they also go beyond that.