The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
How long does a $20 bill last?
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
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.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.