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Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
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.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?