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Choosing a Mortgage
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Buying vs. Leasing a Car
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause significant financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?