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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.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.