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The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
What does your home really cost?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.