The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.