A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.