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Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Buying vs. Leasing a Car
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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 smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.