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Social Security: The \$64,000 Question

Social Security: The \$64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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