Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.