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Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Types of Stock Market Analysis

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

 

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

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

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Disability Income

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

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