Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, infiltrating the world of bonds.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.