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Your DNA Test

Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

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Comparing Investments

Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

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