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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9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
The History of Retirement
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
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 can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
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.
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.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.