Should You Add Life Insurance to Your Estate Plan?

Adding life insurance to your estate plan can help give your heirs flexibility in the future.

5 Considerations When Joining a Nonprofit Board

What should you consider before serving on the board of a nonprofit? Schwab wealth expert Susan Hirshman breaks it down.

Open Enrollment Is an Opportunity: Don't Miss Out

During this year's open enrollment period, take the time to fully read through your employee benefits package. You may discover employee benefits that could help save you money.

6 Financial Planning Tips for New Parents

Raising a child is expensive. Here's how to set financial goals for your child's milestones while keeping your retirement savings on track.

Customizing a Life Insurance Policy With Riders

How the addition of life insurance riders can help personalize your policy.

When Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

Umbrella insurance can help you fill gaps in insurance coverage that can expose you to costly liabilities. Learn if umbrella insurance is right for you.

Should I Use Life Insurance for Retirement Income?

Some financial professionals have recommended life insurance as a retirement funding source, but that might not be the most effective strategy. Here are three alternatives to consider.

Traveling? Medicare Might Not Cover You

Three ways Medicare can fall short when traveling—and how to fill the gaps.

Are You Financially Ready to Weather a Storm?

Can you financially weather a storm—or flood or fire? Here's how to prepare, including packing a financial "go bag."

The Benefits of Estate Planning in Your Prime

Three elements of estate planning that can benefit from early action.