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It seems the estate tax will return with a vengeance in 2013

If Congress doesn't act soon, January 2013 will see the estate tax – the death tax – come roaring back to live with huge impact on those with estates valued at just $1 million.

Don’t panic if you accidentally overpay a bill online

If you overpay a bill online, correct it if you can; otherwise take action to avoid penalties and bounced checks that can affect your credit record.

The pros and cons of alternative financial services for seniors

Seniors will find pros and cons about using alternative financial services companies. It pays to investigate first and invest later; seniors should be very careful about using AFS.

Consider retirement options to find the best pension plan

As a mature worker, consider pension options that offer some growth, along with safety, security and tax deferral of your plan.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire!

Often demonized in current events, the Arizona millionaire—average age 63—is suffering an identity crisis.

5 tips on how to run a successful home business

Knowing how to run a home business and getting a few pointers can really make a difference in the success of your company.

What is Medigap and how can it help me?

Seniors should know more than “how do I sign up for social security.” They need to understand the importance of Medigap insurance to cover extra medical costs.

Earn and relax: How to make sure your money market funds are safe

Money market funds are designed to be low risk investment strategies and are good options to consider during financial planning.

SSDI vs. SSI: What's the difference?

Two popular government programs exist to help persons who are disabled or who have low incomes and limited resources. Compare the differences between SSDI and SSI here.

How to spot a "work from home" scam

If you’re looking for work, be wary of ads that offer work from home opportunities. Find out what some of the telltale signs of a work from home scam are.

Should I choose whole life insurance or term life insurance?

Find out what the differences are between whole life insurance and term life insurance and learn which one is best for you.

How to make money online: Etsy, eBay, Craigslist and more

Boost your new business start up by using online websites like Etsy, eBay, Craigslist and more to make money online. Getting started is fast and easy.

How online social security statements work

These days, you can check your social security earnings and print statements from the comfort of your own home. Find out how to sign up for social security statements online.

Protecting your nest egg: How to identify investment fraud warning signs

Con artists typically focus on older adults because they think they’re easy targets. Learn how to fight back against investment fraud by knowing the signs.

The mature worker's tip sheet for tactful salary negotiation

Sometimes the key to earning what you’re worth is to know how to negotiate a salary. Learn a few trick of the trade here.