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Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.