The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.