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25 Best Places To Retire
25 Best Places To Retire William P. Barrett | Contributor PERSONAL FINANCE 6. Bluffton, SC Trivia: Sits on a river bluff near the Atlantic Ocean. Pros: Scenic waters, warm climate, good state tax environment, average home price $197,000, low crime, highly walkable. Cons: Cost of living 8% above national average.
How Much Money Do You Need To Retire? – 4% Rule
Does the 4% rule hold up to extreme early retirement? Find out how the 4% rule can work for you. #fire #financialindependence #9to5neveragain | FIRE | retire rearly | money | investing | savings |
How to Reduce or Avoid Capital Gains Tax on Property or Investments
If you sell one of these assets – such as vehicles, stocks, bonds, collectibles, jewelry, precious metals, or real estate – and you sell it at a gain, you’ll pay a capital gain tax rate on some of the proceeds. Capital gain rates can be just as high as regular income taxes. Therefore, it’s worth exploring every possible strategy to keep these taxes at a minimum.
10 Year-End Tax Strategies
Tax Collectors At Work (Painting Credit: Marinus von Reymerswaele You’ve got two months left for tax tricks. The objective is to either lower your taxable income or push it into lower brackets. One item on my list has to do with lowering estate taxes. There are two ways to reduce your taxable [...]
The Magic of Dividends - Mustard Seed Money
If you know me, you know I am obsessed with dividends and especially the "Drip" (Dividend Reinvestment Plan). Read why I love dividends so much and how it can benefit you and your portfolio. #dividends #drip #invest #investors #investing #money #stock #stockmarket #stocks #drip
In 2018, many taxpayers will see their marginal tax rates decline by a range of two to four percentage points. Some will see an even bigger drop in their marginal tax rates because the income brackets have widened. The differential in tax rates allows a taxpayer to deduct an IRA contribution at the higher tax rate on their 2017 tax return and then convert the same dollar amount at the lower 2018 tax rate. (Roth IRA conversions are taxable events.) The net savings is money in their pocket.