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Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Please Leave Home Without It

Please Leave Home Without It

Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.

 

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

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.

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

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