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This section has links to sites that deal with items of financial interest in everyday life. Such things as information on consumer information, financial calculators, and income taxes.

A top rated stop for information on the financial aspects of credit cards, autos, and home mortgages. The site contains no less than 35 financial decision calculators (click on calculators) as well as on-line rate quotes, loan applications, and purchase and financing tips and glossaries.

Selections from recent issues of the newsletters and Kiplinger's Magazine. Good site to view and search for data on personal financial topics.

Want to find out the latest Mortgage Interest Rates, credit card rates, compare insurance costs, or just find information on a wide variety of information on personal finances and credit. Registration is not required.

The mission of the Motley Fool is to instruct and amuse and to make you money at the same time.This is a good starting point on personal finance topics.

Good place to learn personal financial planning, retirement planning, and ways to save for the future.

Useful mortgage rate information and home finance commentary.

Investing in Bonds was created by the Bond Market Association to educate investors about the benefits of bonds investing. The Investor's Guide to Bond Basics educates investors about the types of bonds available, criteria for evaluating a bond, a guide to buying bonds, bond investment strategies and a glossary of bond market terms. The Bond Market section provides an overview of the U.S. bond market while the Investor's Checklist section takes the investor step-by-step through the bond investment decision process. Investors will also find sections with information on municipal bonds, corporate bonds, mortgage securities and U.S. Inflation-Indexed Securities.

MSN personal financial page covering savings, retirement, insurance, and college.

Free site has planning guides, calculators, and forms to help you manage and organize personal finances.


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This excellent site should be your starting point for many links on retirement. Links to many calculators, learning sites, IRA and social security information, as well as estate planning.

Saving and retirement planning tools for the general public.

TIAA-CREF Retirement Page has good background information and informative publications that may be downloaded.




The purpose of this site is to provide up to date social security and retirement information and how to get answers to your questions.


The purpose of this site is to provide technical and planning information on Roth IRAs to practitioners and consumers.

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The best authoritative place for Tax Information is the latest IRS home page. If you need a form this site has it plus all of the IRS instruction books in "downloadable" form. It should be a first site for tax information.

Robert Sommers is a columnist for the San Francisco Examiner and a tax attorney who claims to be the "Tax Prophet". He offers tax advice and offers many links to help you .

Source for IRS rulings. Has good links for tax and accounting sites.

Easy search site for tax information.

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Last Updated, 09/22/2004 2123