Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
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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.
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.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.