A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
If you are concerned about inflation—and expect short-term interest rates may increase—TIPS could be worth considering.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?