The LPL Research Outlook 2018: Return of the Business Cycle highlights the opportunities and potential challenges that may lie ahead for market participants as we get back to the traditional drivers that we’d expect to push the economy and markets forward.
View the complete publication, featuring insightful commentary, as well as economic and market guidance for 2018.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.