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Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Disability and Your Finances
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.