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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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The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which is Better?”
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Living trust are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?