Your Financial Future
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Social Security: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
What Is an Annuity?
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.