Jan Packard, CFP®
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Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Learning more about gold, and its history, may help you answer that question.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
What does your home really cost?