A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.