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Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.