What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
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.
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?