The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Planning for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
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.
If you are concerned about inflation—and expect short-term interest rates may increase—TIPS could be worth considering.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
Learning more about gold, and its history, may help you answer that question.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.