Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.