Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Teen Drinking and Your Liability
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Learn how to address the challenges that women face when planning for retirement.
Learn about the risks of not having health insurance in this informative article.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.