Yes, you read that right. There are taxes on your Social Security benefits. How much? Well, that depends on your combined income. In this post and video, I discuss how to determine how much of your Social Security benefit is taxable. Also, potential ways to reduce the taxes on your Social Security benefit.
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If you are age 50 or older, there are some key ages to be aware of that would potentially: Save you money; Allow you to save more money towards your retirement; Increase your income; and reduce your overall tax situation. In this video I cover 9 important ages to be aware of, why the age is important, and strategies that may be available to you at those ages.
There is a lot of noise in our world. That can make it tough when it comes to what you should and should not be concentrating on as an investor. The stock market has shown us it has its ups and its downs, which can create a lot of emotions when investing your hard-earned money. Covered in this video is what noise, thoughts, and information to IGNORE as an investor to help keep you on track towards long-term success.
Thinking about retiring early? Looking to get a jumpstart on that “bucket list”? Maybe you are just tired of the workforce and ready for independence. We’ve helped others, just like you, towards that same goal and there are 5 areas that you will want to make sure you have covered if retiring before age 65.
Your 401(k) may be one of your biggest retirement savings tools. But, how do you use it? At what age can you take a withdrawal? What if you wish to take control of your funds instead of leaving it at your employer? In this video, we cover those subjects along with other 401(k) withdrawal rules.
Do you have non-retirement asset(s) that have appreciated in value? Maybe stocks? Property? A Business? Well, don’t forget you might owe the IRS on your appreciation, or gains, when you sell the asset. The Capital Gains Tax. With planning, you may be able to reduce or eliminate this tax and keep more of your gains in your pocket.
Do you know what one of your biggest expenses may be in retirement? Taxes! In this video I talk about the difference between Tax Preparers and Tax Planners (and why you might need both!), what tax planning is and why it is important, and the strategies you can consider.
Is it better to contribute to the 401(k) or Roth 401(k)? The Roth 401(k) could offer great benefits like tax-free growth & future tax-free income. But which is more tax-efficient for you and your future? In this video I talk about the differences between the 401(k) vs. Roth 401(k) and which may be better for you to save in.