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Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Insuring Your Second Home
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.