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How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.