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When it comes to investment and retirement planning, you don’t have a lot of time to study the markets and figure out all the answers.
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Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which is Better?”
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.