Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
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What Is a Stretch IRA?
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.