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When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.