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What Is a Stretch IRA?
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.