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Trends in Charitable Giving

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

 

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

Three Key Questions to Answer before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Ready for Retirement?

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

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

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