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How Big is Money?
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.