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.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?