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A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
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If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.