For a tax-conscious investor, finding tax-efficient investments is the key to successfully saving for retirement. Not everyone thinks about the tax consequences on their investments and trusts that their financial advisers will be knowledgeable before making a recommendation. Often, it is a challenge for advisers to educate themselves on all of the tax laws that
Many of us buy our homes thinking we’ll live there forever. But sometimes our circumstances change, and when they do, we’re faced with the potentially daunting task of selling our home and moving elsewhere. If you’re looking to sell your house, you may be wondering when’s the best time of the year to do so.
Recently, The Atlantic published a tremendously powerful article by Alana Semuels entitled This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like, which is well worth reading for anyone who is hedging their bets on the question of whether to save for retirement at all or whether to save more for retirement. It opens with the
As the warmer weather finally makes an appearance, many of us are dreaming about summer: lazy days spent by the pool, at the shore or just sprawling in the grass (although, honestly, those of us with kids know that this never actually happens). With a more relaxed schedule, summer can be a great time to catch
Everyone dreams of that first day of college. The friends you will meet, the experiences you’ll be exposed to, the school spirit you’ll develop. But paying for that dream can be a nightmare if you don’t have a surefire plan. However, you can avert all that if you save from early on. A college education
Summertime brings new challenges to stretch your family’s budget. Expenses like buying groceries, paying for air conditioning costs, and saving cash to take a vacation can take a negative toll on your household’s bottom line. Rather than barely get by, you can enjoy your summer break by using these four smart and simple strategies to