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What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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.