Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
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Types of Stock Market Analysis
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
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.
What does your home really cost?