Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
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How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Understanding Long-Term Care
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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 some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate