Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
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.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
What does your home really cost?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.