Estate Management Checklist
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.