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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
What does your home really cost?