Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
When to Self-Insure
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Medicare is broken down into four specific parts—but what do they mean? This article will help you understand each piece.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Learn about the risks of not having health insurance in this informative article.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.