Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Disability and Your Finances
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.