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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Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
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."
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?