What Can a Million Dollars Buy You? $1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance. A Brief History of Estate Taxes Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government. Estimating the Cost of College This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.