Many people think of estate planning only as a way to reduce taxes. Actually, it is a lot more. Here are some of the issues you should consider:
Share Certificates are ideal for investing funds that you do not need in the near term.
Your home is your most valuable asset and your mortgage is your largest debt.
Social Security benefits will probably be an important source of income for most Americans. This article provides details on how benefits are calculated and what benefits may be.
Many teenagers have income from summer or part-time jobs. Establishing a Roth Individual Retirement Account may be the beginning of a secure financial foundation. It can also help the teen develop some good savings habits.
Developing and adhering to a financial strategy can be overwhelming.
Have you ever worried about medical costs consuming your savings?
Gauging the results of your investments should be part of your total investment strategy.
Americans continue to open their wallets to support their favorite causes. Understanding your options may help you save some additional taxes while you help your favorite charity.
The Internal Revenue Code is a very long and extremely complex document. While only the very best tax professionals can fully understand all of it, a better understanding of some of the basics can help individuals put their financial decisions into perspective and potentially save some taxes.
The changing interest rate environment has prompted many individuals to examine their borrowing and take advantage of lower rates.
Bonds and other fixed income investments provide diversification and predictable income.
Managing your finances perfectly can be difficult. Learn some ways to make it easier.
Your money is an asset, and it should work hard for you in the same way you work hard to earn it.
Getting your first credit card can be both exciting and intimidating.
Your Credit Union has a number of green initiatives that are not only good for your financial well-being, but are also environmentally-friendly.
As tempting as it may be to pay the minimum due, you should always try to pay more.
The average loan for two thirds of graduating college seniors was over $23,000.
The volatility of the stock market and the uncertainty over Social Security is causing many to re-evaluate how to save for retirement, when to retire and how to live after retirement. There are several things to consider as you plan for a financially secure retirement in light of the current stock market
Insurance provides protection but few people think about the best type of insurance.
Life insurance is really very simple. But the question is: Do you need life insurance?
Any time is an ideal time to sit back and review your finances. Here is where to start.
It often seems that saving money is hard. Here are some tips on how to do it.
How you structure your portfolio will influence your total returns greatly.
Buying a car is exciting, potentially stressful, and often expensive. Learn what to look for.
Here are 5 factors to keep in mind as you get your credit card and use it.