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Estate Management 101

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

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

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Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

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Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

The Facts About Income Tax

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

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