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The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

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

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

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