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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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Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.
If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.