July 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p12
Academic Journal
The article reports statistics pertaining to financial planning. The risk of death increases for a person whose spouse has dementia or cognitive impairment, according to an article in the "New England Journal of Medicine." Information from Morningstar includes the number of mutual funds that have more than $1 billion in assets. TaxACT suggests that 53% of taxpayers prefer cleaning house or visiting in-laws than calculating their taxes. Tax Foundation indicates that 53% of taxpayers support a flat-rate income tax or national sales tax.


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