Your Financial Future
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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which is Better?”
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?