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Impact of Inflation

Estimate the future cost of an item based on today’s prices and the rate of inflation you expect.

Savings Accumulation

Estimate the future value of your current savings.

College Funding

Use this calculator to estimate the cost of your child’s education, based on the variables you input.

Loan Payoff

How much will it cost to pay off a loan over its lifetime?

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Seeking Balance in a Mutual Fund

Balancing stocks and bonds can be a central part of building an investment portfolio. Find out how balanced funds follow a similar strategy.

Stay-at-Home Spouse? Consider a Spousal IRA

Stay-at-home spouses can fall behind in saving for retirement. This article explains how a spousal IRA can help keep retirement savings on track.

Rain, Sleet, Snow — and Lawsuits?

Icy winter walkways can lead to injuries and lawsuits. Find out how an umbrella policy can offer higher liability coverage.

Business or Hobby? It’s All About Taxes

The difference between a money-losing business and a hobby matters at tax time. This article presents IRS criteria for making the distinction.

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