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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
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Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.