Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, infiltrating the world of bonds.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall St., the stock market has a long and storied history.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.