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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.
Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Inventorying Your Possessions
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.