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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Insuring Your Second Home

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

 

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

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Tips on insuring your teen driver.

Money Draining Food Myths

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Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

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A collection of tips from professional travelers.

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This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

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Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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