Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
What does your home really cost?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.