Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
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TIPS for Inflation
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
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."
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.