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Life and Death of a \$20 Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
The chances of an IRS audit aren’t that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
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.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.