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Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
When to Self-Insure
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate