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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Your Personal Recovery
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.