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Investing with Your Heart

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Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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