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Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
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Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?