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Inventorying Your Possessions
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.