Best-Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
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Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
What does your home really cost?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.