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How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.