Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.