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Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips
Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate