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Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Qualifying For Medicare Under Age 65
You might qualify for Medicare if you’re under 65-years-old. This article will explain the conditions where you may qualify for Medicare early.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Medicare Advantage Plans (Medicare Part C)
Medicare Part C allows you to choose a Medicare Advantage plan. This article will help you decide if it's right for you.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
You Would Rather Be...
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Mastering Mobile Lingo
Do you understand these common mobile slang terms?
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Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Saving for College
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
What Is My Current Net Worth?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.