Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.