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Financial Aid for Students 101
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
What's My Potential Estate Tax?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Buying vs. Leasing a Car
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
How to Read Your Credit Report
Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
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Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
What Is My Life Expectancy?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
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Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.