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Will You Pay the AMT?
Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 4.6 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Raise Your Retirement Income
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which is Better?”
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
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
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
What does your home really cost?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?