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The Republican tax plan looks set to become law. Here’s what investors need to know.
You may be eligible to collect Social Security as early as 62, but waiting until age 70 yields greater benefits for most people. Here’s how to decide.
The uncertainty surrounding the tax legislation is a key issue for the municipal bond market, so investors may want to focus on higher-quality bonds.
Price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) provides a great starting point when evaluating stocks.
Want to know how much cash flow you’re getting for every dollar you’ve invested in a company? For companies that pay dividends, the Dividend Yield can give you an idea how a company’s dividend payments relate to its stock price.

What Is EPS?

EPS, or “earnings per share” gives you an idea of how profitable a company is. It’s a simple calculation, but there’s more to understanding EPS than just the math.
Congress has agreed on a final version of the tax bill, clearing the path for a final vote.
Schwab experts discuss the rate hike, the Federal Reserve’s outlook for 2018 and the upcoming changes in Fed leadership.
As expected, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate at its December meeting, and stuck to its forecast of more hikes to come in 2018.
Retirees can face steep tax penalties for not taking their annual required minimum distribution (RMD). Here’s what you need to know.

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