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Changes in recent tax legislation can result in changes in your tax situation. Click Here to learn more about the recently avoided 'fiscal cliff' and other changes that can impact you.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall St., the stock market has a long and storied history.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.