A Brief History of Estate Taxes
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Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
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Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
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