Article Archive: The Short Answer

Title Collection Author Date
What's the Difference Between Marginal and Effective Tax Rates? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 04/10/18
A Checklist for Muni Bond Investors The Short Answer Karen Wallace 03/23/18
A Checklist for Taxable-Bond-Fund Investors The Short Answer Susan Dziubinski 03/22/18
Individual Bonds: The Answer for Rising Rates? The Short Answer Morningstar.com 03/22/18
What a Dividend Payout Ratio Can (and Can't) Tell You The Short Answer Karen Wallace 03/21/18
What's the Difference Between Dividend Yield and Dividend Growth Stocks? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 03/20/18
How Your Investment Income Is Taxed The Short Answer Karen Wallace 03/16/18
Homeowners: Don't Make This Common Insurance Mistake The Short Answer Karen Wallace 03/13/18
As New Tax Laws Take Effect, Check Your Withholding Amount The Short Answer Karen Wallace 03/06/18
Where Are We in 'The Cycle'? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 03/01/18
How Much Will My RMDs Be? The Short Answer Morningstar.com 02/28/18
Can You Afford the House of Your Dreams? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 02/22/18
Be Cautious About VIX Funds The Short Answer Karen Wallace 02/13/18
Should You Diversify Your Bond Exposure? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 02/08/18
12 Tax Deductions and Credits You Shouldn't Overlook The Short Answer Karen Wallace 02/02/18
New Alimony Tax Rules Cut Both Ways The Short Answer Karen Wallace 01/25/18
Get a Tax-Smart Plan for In-Retirement Withdrawals The Short Answer Christine Benz 01/25/18
Should I Invest Part of My Bonus in My 401(k)? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 01/18/18
ABLE Accounts Slow to Catch On but Hold Promise The Short Answer Karen Wallace 01/12/18
Five (Easy) Steps to Setting Up a 401(k) The Short Answer Karen Wallace 01/03/18
Where to Turn for Emergency Cash The Short Answer Karen Wallace 12/26/17
Grandparents, Be Smart About Giving Money This Holiday Season The Short Answer Karen Wallace 12/19/17
How Should Younger Investors Think About Social Security? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 12/14/17
What You Should, and Shouldn't, Hold in a Taxable Account The Short Answer Karen Wallace 12/12/17
Get a Tax-Smart Plan for In-Retirement Withdrawals The Short Answer Christine Benz 12/11/17
529 Accounts: Not Just for College Savings Anymore? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 12/05/17
Rolling Returns: A Powerful Analytical Tool That Anyone Can Use The Short Answer Karen Wallace 11/29/17
5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Donor-Advised Fund The Short Answer Karen Wallace 11/21/17
Under the Hood at Vanguard Charitable The Short Answer Karen Wallace 11/14/17
A Closer Look at Schwab's Donor-Advised Fund The Short Answer Karen Wallace 11/07/17
How Does Fidelity Charitable's Investment Menu Stack Up? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 11/01/17
How Much Should You Save for College? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 10/25/17
Proposed Tax Changes Could Make 529s More Flexible The Short Answer Karen Wallace 10/17/17
Tips for Maximizing Your 401(k) Match The Short Answer Karen Wallace 10/10/17
5 Misconceptions About College Aid The Short Answer Karen Wallace 10/03/17
6 Fast Facts About 529s The Short Answer Karen Wallace 10/02/17
Is a Donor-Advised Fund Right for You? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 09/20/17
9 Questions You Need to Answer About Your 401(k) Plan The Short Answer Karen Wallace 09/12/17
A Guide to College-Savings Options The Short Answer Karen Wallace 09/05/17
How to Access Funds With High Minimum Investments The Short Answer Karen Wallace 08/30/17
Avoid This 529 Misstep to Help Maximize Savings The Short Answer Karen Wallace 08/15/17
Which Stock Share Class Should You Buy? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 08/08/17
Is a Traditional 401(k) or Roth 401(k) Right for You? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 07/25/17
First Job? How to Create (and Stick With) a Budget The Short Answer Karen Wallace 07/11/17
For Most College Savers, Prepaid 529 Plans Don't Make the Grade The Short Answer Karen Wallace 07/04/17
Is the Flattening Yield Curve a Cause for Concern? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 06/27/17
College Keeps Getting Less Affordable The Short Answer Karen Wallace 06/07/17
What the Heck Is the 'Fear Gauge,' Anyway? The Short Answer Karen Wallace 05/30/17
Ways to Pay for College If Your 529 Isn't Enough The Short Answer Karen Wallace 05/24/17
What a Weakening Dollar Really Means for Investors The Short Answer Karen Wallace 05/24/17