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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

A Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes

A Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes

An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.

 

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

Breaking Down the Parts of Medicare

Medicare is broken down into four specific parts—but what do they mean? This article will help you understand each piece.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Saving on Subscription Service Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Comparing Investments

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

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

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.

Supporting Local Business In a Crisis

Want to ensure your favorite local spots are around after the pandemic? Learn how to support your community in this video.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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.

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