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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Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.