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A Brief History of Estate Taxes

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

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

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What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation—and expect short-term interest rates may increase—TIPS could be worth considering.

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Comparing Investments

Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Social Security: By the Numbers

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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