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Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

Volunteering in Retirement

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

 

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

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."

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Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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