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CONTENT WITH Personal Finance & Planning

Financial planning for life's milestones.

Why tapping a 529 for pre-college expenses may not make sense.
Home-equity lines of credit surrender some of their tax advantages.
Three ways to establish an enduring family legacy.
How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may affect your next donation.
Dan Heath—co-author of Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work and host of the first season of Schwab’s podcast Choiceology—on how he deals with behavioral traps in his own life.
There are steps you can take before the end of the year to get organized and potentially minimize what you’ll owe.
If you have a large estate, consider gifting during your lifetime as a strategy to help reduce estate taxes.
Take advantage of these deductions if you’ve incurred investment expenses.

AMT Triggers

Will you have to pay alternative minimum tax? Here’s what you should know about the AMT, and steps you can take to potentially avoid it.
Helpful tax tips for your charitable contributions, including stock donations.

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