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Value vs. Growth Investing
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
What Is a Stretch IRA?
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.