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Weekly Market Commentary
Your source for updated market and economic news.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
The History of Currency
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?