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A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?