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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Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.