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How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.