There is a way to get a partial deduction for money that will eventually go to your children. A charitable lead annuity trust gifts money to a charity first, and then passes assets to your beneficiaries.
Income earned by one spouse can be used to fund retirement accounts for both spouses.
Thinking of buying a vacation home? Here are some factors to consider before you make your decision.
Don’t overlook these benefits.
And what should you do if you have forgotten to file Form 8606?
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Many are unknowingly saying, “No thank you”.
An investment option you may not have considered.
Building a tax efficient New Three-Legged Stool successfully takes preparation.
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Gains from gold and gains from investments are taxed differently.
IRS tax code treats married people very differently than single people. When a spouse dies, the surviving spouse may often face a drop in income and a hike in income taxes at the same time.
Your after-tax savings also offers tax advantages and other important benefits you may not be thinking about.
You may need to make quarterly tax payments on your capital gains.
What can be worse than expecting to finally get a Social Security raise, only to find out that your net check actually went down due to your income two years ago?
The maturity of the annuity at age 85 may actually be a gift to annuity owners to further contemplate their exit strategy of this tax-deferred investment.
Learn whether you can use your IRA’s Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) to pay some or all of your quarterly tax estimates.
Learn about different types of annuities and understand how they can become a valuable component of your retirement plan.
Is funding an HSA right for you? Learn how you can use this account to pay for a number of medical expenses in retirement.
Understand your path for rolling after-tax money in employer-sponsored plans to a Roth IRA and the rules that need to be considered to complete this transaction properly.