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?
Best Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”