Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
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Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Fixed or Variable Mortgage, Which Should You Pick?
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Building Your Legacy
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
Consider Keeping Your Life Insurance When You Retire
Reasons to retain your coverage into your retirement years.
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What's My Potential Estate Tax?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
What Is My Current Net Worth?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Once Upon a Goal
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.