Marriage equality is now the law in all 50 states.
Even with expanded rights, same-sex married couples need to create a solid financial and estate plan.
If you are not working, you still may be able to contribute to an IRA for your retirement if you have a spouse who is employed.
If you are thinking about buying life insurance for your child(ren), consider these pointers.
It is not easy losing someone you love. When the time is right, do what is right for you and your family by taking the steps necessary.
When Edith “Edie” Windsor and Thea Spyer met in 1963, they likely didn’t envision changing the status of same-sex marriage for the entire nation.
When creating your financial plan, it helps to think like you are building a pyramid, with insurance as the base.
Getting married again? Finances can become complicated for blended families. Plan ahead to avoid confusion.
Smart household budgeting is part art, part science.
An insurance company’s financial strength is the best indicator of its ability to pay claims.
There are two basic kinds of life insurance: Term and permanent. The right type for you depends on why you need insurance and what features are important to you.
With proper planning, life insurance can help provide a solid financial foundation for you and your spouse.
Caring for a family member with special needs is a big responsibility. With planning, you can feel better knowing that their future needs will be met.
If your spouse isn’t a U.S. citizen, you may face special estate and financial planning issues.
Creating a budget can help you build a healthy financial statement and increase your net worth.
A mutual fund offers simplicity, diversification and the flexibility to redeem shares on request.
Your IRA is like your car — it needs periodic maintenance to keep it in good running order.
Couples should tackle financial planning together in case one person loses the ability to make decisions.
Here are some steps you can take to help you and your spouse lead a financially healthy lifestyle.
When you started contributing to a retirement plan, you named your beneficiaries. Do they need to be updated?
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