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Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.