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Planning for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.