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Value vs. Growth Investing

Value vs. Growth Investing

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

Best Performing Asset Classes

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

 

Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 5.4 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.

The Facts About Income Tax

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

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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