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What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.