Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.