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Keep Your Credit Score on the Upswing

Keep Your Credit Score on the Upswing

Your FICO score matters more than you may realize.

How Income Taxes Work

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

 

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

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Saving for Retirement

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

Lifetime of Earnings

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Brexit Strategy

Do you know how Brexit will affect you?

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invest instead?

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

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