Joint Pains

Joint ownership is the simplest and least expensive form of incapacity protection. Your elderly uncle who is becoming forgetful, for …More

Before And After

Tax-savvy charitable giving changes with time: ADVERTISEMENT While you’re alive. Donate appreciated assets such as stocks and mutual fund shares. …More


If you are worried about inflation, add Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) to your portfolio. ADVERTISEMENT * TIPS are issued by …More

Avoid The AMT

Many taxpayers are subject to the alternative minimum tax (AMT). If you owe the AMT, supposedly tax-exempt municipal bond income …More

Care Package

The health care law passed in 2010 requires Medicare to provide full coverage for all recommended preventive tests as well …More