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  1. How ETFs May Save You Thousands

    Being vigilant about the amount you pay and what you get for is important, but adding ETFs into the investment mix fits well ...
  2. How to Protect Your Portfolio from a Market Crash

    Although market crashes are usually bad news for your portfolio, there are several ways to minimize losses or even profit ...
  3. Avoid These 5 Financial Mistakes in a Divorce

    To ensure you get what's rightfully your's in a divorce, avoid these financial mistakes.
  4. Estate Planning for Singles

    Now that singles dominate the population, it's important they understand the essentials of estate planning for indivdiuals.
  5. How Are 401(k) Withdrawals Taxed for Nonresidents?

    As a U.S. nonresident, deciding what to do with your 401(k) after you return home comes down to which tax penalties, if any, ...
  6. Top 3 Muni California Mutual Funds

    Discover analyses of the top three California municipal bond mutual funds, and learn about their characteristics, historical ...
  7. Here's How to Deduct Your Stock Losses From Your Tax Bill

    Learn the proper procedure for deducting stock investing losses, and get some tips on how to strategically take losses to ...
  8. Why Some Celebs Say 'No Inheritance for My Kids'

    To some of the super rich, inherited wealth is not the ultimate gift, it's a burden. Here's how their children—as well as ...
  9. Explaining Corporate Tax

    A corporate tax is a tax levied on the profits a corporation generates.
  10. The 5 Countries Without Income Taxes

    Discover information on some of the best countries to consider relocating to that offer the financial benefit of charging ...
  11. Tax Efficient Strategies for Mutual Funds

    Before you sell mutual fund shares, consider these tax strategies first.
  12. Why is the Cayman Islands considered a tax haven?

    Find out why the Cayman Islands is considered a tax haven and why this location is so popular among those looking to reduce ...
  13. Why is Luxembourg considered a tax haven?

    Learn about Luxemburg's role as a tax haven for large corporations around the world. Discover how the country's tax laws ...
  14. How Much Can You Contribute to Your 401(k)?

    Given the fairly high compensation limits on these retirement plans, most workers can pitch in more than they currently do. ...
  15. Tax Haven Vs. Tax Shelters: Is There a Difference?

    Learn about the difference between tax havens and tax shelters, and how both are used to reduce tax liability or avoid paying ...
  16. Why is Panama considered a tax haven?

    Learn about the offshore tax haven of Panama, and discover the legal and tax structures that make Panama a premier Caribbean ...
  17. Dodging the Dangers of Self-Directed IRAs

    Self-directed IRAs are an attractive option for investors looking to build nest eggs. But they should exercise caution in ...
  18. Top Strategies for Tax-Free Roth IRA Conversions

    Finding a way to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA is a tricky process. Here's when it makes sense to do so.
  19. Using Tax-Loss Harvesting to Keep Your Gains

    Harvesting tax losses is a key skill that investors can use to keep more of their money in their pockets the next time they ...
  20. How do I get out of my annuity and transfer to a new one?

    Find out how to transfer your investment from one annuity to another, including what factors to consider before making the ...
  21. Are Cafeteria plans exempt from Social Security?

    Find out what types of benefits your employer's cafeteria plan may offer and which benefits are exempt from Social Security ...
  22. 7 Ways to Create a Tax-Efficient Portfolio

    Taxes may be a necessary evil, but that doesn't mean they can't be reduced. Here's a host of smart moves today's investors ...
  23. Hire Your Kids at Your Small Business – Here's Why

    And how to make sure you do it the right way, following IRS guidelines.
  24. 4 Investment Mistakes That Will Cost You

    Whether you're just starting out or have been investing for years, mistakes happen. But some of them will cost you big and ...
  25. Countries With The Highest & Lowest Corporate Tax Rates

    The United States is No. 2 in the world for its high corporate tax rate. There are ways around paying it, and many nations ...
  26. START-UP NY: How a Tax-Free Zone Would Work

    START-UP NY is an initiative designed to attract companies to New York State by giving them 10 years of tax breaks. Sounds ...
  27. What are the biggest disadvantages of annuities?

    Identify several disadvantages of investing in annuities, a product salespeople pitch zealously but that many advisors caution ...
  28. Why is Andorra considered a tax haven?

    Find out why Andorra is considered a tax haven and how developments have lessened its appeal due to increased taxation and ...
  29. Explaining Fair Market Value

    Fair market value is the price at which a buyer and seller are willing to exchange a good.
  30. 4 Reasons Why Delaware Is Considered a Tax Shelter

    Understand what a tax shelter is and how one is normally created. Learn about Delaware and the top five reasons why it's ...
  31. Do financial advisors prepare tax returns for clients?

    Find out how financial advisors are often involved in tax planning and tax return preparation for their clients as well as ...
  32. Charitable Giving: How to Help Clients Do More

    The use of donor-advised funds is on the rise, but advisors could be doing more to engage their philanthropic clients. Here ...
  33. How Does Depreciation Reduce My Tax Bill?

    How the depreciation tax rule can assist real estate investors.
  34. How to Get the Most Money for Your Fur Coat

    Ways to realize a decent return on investment on your unwanted pelt.
  35. How Tax-Efficient Is Your Mutual Fund?

    Learn about factors that influence the tax-efficiency of your mutual fund, how income from your investment is taxed and what ...
  36. A Guide To Rollover A 401(k) To A New Employer

    Here's exactly what you need to know.
  37. How Much It Takes to Max Out Your IRA

    IRAs have certain tax advantages that allow your nest egg to grow at a faster rate. But there are annual limits on how much ...
  38. Hybrid Business: Rise of Nonprofits in Private Sector

    Businesses are embracing a mutually beneficial partnership wherein the ideals of the nonprofit sector are coupled with profit ...
  39. The Best Strategies to Manage Your Stock Options

    We look at strategies to help manage taxes and the exercise of incentive and non-qualified stock options.
  40. Top 4 Muni New York Mutual Funds

    Explore detailed analyses of the top four New York municipal bond mutual funds, and learn the type of investor for which ...
  41. Understanding Taxes on Mutual Funds Dividends

    Learn about the basics of mutual fund dividend taxation, including how and why mutual funds pay dividends and when different ...
  42. How are variable annuities taxed at death?

    Find out how variable annuities are taxed after the death of an annuitant, including an explanation of the various payment ...
  43. How do I calculate insurance premium tax?

    Find out how your health insurance premiums can affect your income taxes, including when you may be able to deduct premium ...
  44. Explaining the Tax Base

    A tax base is the value of assets, investments or income streams that a government can tax.
  45. Explaining Step-Up In Basis

    A step-up in basis is the increased cost basis of an inherited asset or other security.
  46. How often do mutual funds pay capital gains?

    Find out how often mutual funds distribute capital gains income, including the basics of how mutual funds work and why frequent ...
  47. 5 Cities the Ultra-Rich Are Moving to

    Learn the top five cities worldwide that are attracting the most high-net-worth individuals, and discover factors that make ...
  48. Payroll Taxes: Picking Apart Your Paycheck

    Here's what gets deducted from your pay, what your employer pays and where your payroll taxes actually end up.
  49. The Basics of Income Tax on Mutual Funds

    Learn about the basics of income tax on mutual funds, including what types of income may be subject to the capital gains ...
  50. How Shackling Offshore Banks Will Impact You

    FATCA regulations have cast a wide net on offshore banking activities, and many innocent account holders might get caught ...
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