Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
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.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.