Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
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9 Facts About Social Security
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.