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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?
Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
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Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Impact of Taxes and Inflation
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
What Is My Current Cash Flow?
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
What Is the Dividend Yield?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?
Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.