Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
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Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.