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Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

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.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.


A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

Top New Digital Tools for Small Businesses

Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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