Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
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Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.