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.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Insuring Your Second Home
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.