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Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?

Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?

Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.

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Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

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What Is a 1035 Exchange?

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When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

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

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Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Federal Income Tax

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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An Arm and a Leg

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.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

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