Should you be saving and investing in your company 401k for your retirement? If you pay attention to all aspects of the 401(k) account, you may not want to contribute all of your retirement savings into it. In this post and video, I discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a 401k and alternative strategies that you may want to consider.
Do you know what comes with a higher income? Most likely a higher tax bracket and a larger tax bill! Whether you are making an above-average income OR you have maxed out your retirement accounts and just wondering where to save in the most tax-efficient way, this video covers 11 tax strategies for high-income individuals to help reduce taxes and keep more of your hard-earned money with you and your family.
As you tally up what your income in retirement may look like (or already is), don’t forget to account for taxes. This video discusses how some of your primary sources of retirement income are taxed and 5 strategies to help reduce those taxes and keep more of your income with you vs. going to the IRS.
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.