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How to Retire Early

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

 

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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