Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.