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Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
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.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.