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The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Avoiding Cognitive Decline
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.