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All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
9 Facts About Social Security
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Women and Retirement
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving—or dragging—the economy.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.