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U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Inventorying Your Possessions

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

 

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

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What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Saving for Retirement

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

From Boats to Brokers

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

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

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