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Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

 

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

Would it surprise you to hear that China owns just 8% of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government?

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement - Clear and Wrong?

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

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Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Comparing Investments

Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

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