Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
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How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Value vs. Growth Investing
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.