From contributions to conversions to distributions, do not fall into these traps
Proper accounting of cost basis is essential to avoid paying more taxes than you need to.
There are cases where owning life insurance in retirement makes sense
Evaluate your situation before dipping into IRA assets from a deceased loved one.
De-risking is the top priority for retirees, while early accumulators can focus more on return enhancement.
The most critical factor in maintaining a vacation home is intrafamily dynamics.
The true answer to most questions is, "it depends"
Understanding government assistance available to special-needs family members, the role of ABLE accounts, and retirement plans that involve the whole family.
Failing to understand these rules can force investors to pay more in taxes than they expected to.
Analysis of Q4 2016
A guide to assist you quarter-by-quarter
Even buy-and-hold investors may be able to identify worthy candidates.
Changing expectations concerning inflation and interest rates have sent bond prices lower and yields higher.
We are coming into the year’s home stretch; do you know where your required minimum distributions are?
The skinny on retirement-plan contributions, Social Security, and more.
Our take on the markets
‘Stepping up’ cost basis can reduce tax bills for lower-income investors.
A look at some of the pros and cons of these increasingly popular investment vehicles.
Analysis of Q3 2016
Our take on the 2016 presidential election
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