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Best Performing Asset Classes
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Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.