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Tax-Loss Harvesting – Rules, Examples & How It Works

Tax-loss harvesting lets you use underperforming assets to lower your taxes. But managing your portfolio is complicated enough — is tax-loss harvesting even worth it? The short answer is yes. And advisory services leveraging modern technology can help you reap the benefits without the headache.
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2020 Wealth Gap and Investing Study

It's one of the biggest socioeconomic questions in the United States today: Why is inequality rising? We recently surveyed Americans to learn more about the...
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Why Your Taxes Could Go Up in Retirement and How to...

Many people believe retirement means lower taxes. But just because you’re no longer earning a paycheck doesn’t mean the taxman's out of your life forever. And with major economic and demographic challenges on the horizon, it’s time to start laying the groundwork now for lower taxes in retirement.
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FIRE Movement: Can I Achieve Financial Independence & Retire Early?

Who says you have to work until you're 65? By merely questioning that one assumption, you crack open the door to new possibilities. The question...
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What Is a 401(k) Plan and How Does It Work? –...

Study after study shows that Americans aren't saving enough for retirement. News articles about this problem usually conclude by urging workers to step up their...
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Military Retirement Pay & Pension Benefits (Explained)

Until recently, only career military personnel qualified for pensions. But everything changed in 2018. Thanks to the new blended retirement system, most service members qualify for some kind of benefit. But how does the new system work, and how does it affect lifers? Find out here.
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Retirement Savings Contribution Credit – Get a Tax Credit Just for...

The U.S. Tax Code encourages certain behaviors. It does this by offering incentives in the form of tax breaks, deductions, and credits targeted at these...
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IRA vs. 401(k) Differences – Which Retirement Plan Is Better?

When you're young, it feels like retirement is so far away. And there are competing priorities for your money, like vacations, saving for a house,...
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Why You Need a Taxable Brokerage Account in Addition to an...

Using a 401(k) or IRA is one of the best ways to save, but these accounts aren't sufficient for all of your investing needs. While they're...
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Taxes on Retirement Accounts – IRA & 401(k) Distributions & Withdrawals

When your retirement accounts are growing, it's great to see the numbers climb. But when you retire and start withdrawing money from your IRA and...
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How the SECURE Act Affects Your Retirement & Estate Planning

In late December 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act). Many of the changes...
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Should You Invest in Cannabis? – Top Stocks & What You...

The global trade in legal cannabis is booming. New Frontier Data, a cannabis research firm, expects total legal sales of cannabis to approach $30 billion in...