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The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Don't Buy The Hype
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
What does your home really cost?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.