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Debate rages over whether or not to repeal the estate tax and AMT, plus whether cuts should be temporary or permanent

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With market conditions being tumultuous, investors need help in order to remain on course. Chris Davis of Davis Advisors explains how his firm is keeping clients moving forward no matter what markets do.

Retirement, Your Lifestyle

Funding options for long-term care

Mechanisms for covering the costs include insurance products, Medicaid and self-funding.

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Storms Seen Cutting U.S. Hiring in Half Before Jobs Rebound

U.S. employers probably added 80,000 workers last month, economists estimate.

Tax and Estate Planning

Trump tax plan draws concerns of GOP budget hawks

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the White House is showing 'softness' when discussing how the tax cuts will be paid for, such as by repealing the state and local tax deduction.

Retirement

Stay up on Medicare enrollment with annual reviews

Navigate yearly changes that could affect your coverage and costs.

Retirement

Both spouses don't always need to delay Social Security until 70

Sometimes it's better to coordinate claiming strategies where one collects spousal benefits.

Tax and Estate Planning, Your Business

Tax reform might give wealthy a big loophole

High earners could take advantage of a measure meant to help business owners, straining the IRS.

Tax and Estate Planning

Seniors get hopping to meet reverse-mortgage deadline

Demand for mandatory pre-loan counseling outstrips supply as Oct. 2 looms.

Retirement

How parenthood really affects your ability to save for retirement

The financial effects of having children can last for the rest of your life, according to a new study.

Retirement

More retirees seek professional advice on Social Security

Future retirees also appear more willing to wait to claim larger benefits than previous waves of retirees, according to a new study.

Your Business

The best and worst countries to work in

Find out which country gets the highest marks as a place to work and raise a family and for making foreigners feel welcome.

Your Business

The real reasons why bonuses are shrinking

For the first time in seven years, employer spending on bonuses has declined.

Tax and Estate Planning

How tax reform could squeeze the middle class

You could end up paying thousands of dollars more after tax reform than you do now.

Retirement

Social Security COLA could get wiped out by Medicare costs

But higher-income retirees' health insurance costs might remain the same.

Retirement

Are you really on track for retirement? Try this tool

New software uses big data to estimate the chances that your personalized retirement strategy will actually succeed, then refines the plan if it won't.

Tax and Estate Planning

American workers vs. investors: Who pays more taxes?

Politicians have intentionally set tax rates on wages much higher than those on long-term investment returns.

Tax and Estate Planning

Need to evacuate because of the storm? Use this checklist to protect your possessions

Undertaking these precautions can provide a greater sense of security and preparedness in the face of an unexpected disaster.

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