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Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
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Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.