Understanding Today's Financial Environment
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How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.