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Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Women and Retirement
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
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.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?