Navigating Today’s Financial Environment
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What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Four Really Good Reasons to Invest
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
A collection of tips from professional travelers.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.