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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?
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?