This calculator helps illustrate the effect of using a loan to purchase an investment or appreciable asset. Using debt as leverage to purchase investments can magnify your return. The downside is that you also increase your risk.
Income generated from municipal bond coupon payments are not subject to federal income tax and often are exempt from state taxes. Use this calculator to estimate the tax-equivalent yield (TEY) for a municipal bond.
This calculator can help you analyze the costs associated with buying shares in a mutual fund. By entering a few pieces of information, found in your fund’s prospectus, you can see the impact of fees and operating expenses on your investment.
Use this calculator to determine the how much needs to be invested now to achieve a future goal. The total amount required immediately is reduced by the present value of a stream of additional deposits.
Have you wondered whether you actually need to have a professional accountant? Here are 5 signs that confirm you do: 1) You earn over $200,000 per year – Your odds of being audited once you start earning over $200,000 a year increases to nearly 4%. While this may not seem like a large number, it’s […]
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has revised the wage base for 2018. The Social Security wage base is $128,400 for 2018 and not $128,700 as previously reported by the SSA. The wage base for 2017 is $127,200.