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Best Performing Asset Classes
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Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College
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Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
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 can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
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What does your home really cost?