The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
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.
To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.