Life Planning

Life insurance is key to financial fitness; just ask Danica Patrick.

Insurance and benefit choices can be harder and more expensive for freelancers to navigate alone. 

Parents with a disabled child must advocate for government benefits and create a financial plan.

Some kinds of coverage gets dismissed, but is that fair or unfair?

Divorce can be costly both financially and emotionally; 4 alternatives may offer an easier out. 

Higher-income households are more confident, but still worry about the American dream.   

There are plenty of differences in policies that make it wise to compare beyond the basic price.

Another year gone by, so maybe check on a few things before blowing out the candles.

Parents plan to spend savings on themselves; long-term care and medical expenses may deplete what is left.

Merging finances as newlyweds means more than just sharing.


Can you show support with your investment dollars and still earn strong returns?

Some types of life insurance have an attractive feature beyond the death benefit.

ABLE accounts let those with disabilities save without putting their public benefits in peril.

Cars, coins, baseball cards and the like can offer fun and maybe some returns, but there's risk.

There are new financial opportunities – and potential pitfalls – for gay and lesbian couples.

Sure, it's available...but tapping a policy's cash value has consequences.

Teach your teenager how to achieve a high credit score and sound credit history.

Youth sports can be a major drain on household resources.