Asset location: how to position assets to pay less tax without sacrificing investment growth? Should young folks contribute all of their retirement savings to Roth accounts? Also, conversations (not advice) on a self-employed defined benefit plan vs. pass-through profits, gifting tuition for education, making Roth conversions with a special needs child in mind, a correction on inherited Roth IRAs, and plenty of entertaining listener comments and Derails.
Is it better to pay tax on $5 million than on $1 million, or is that crazy talk? Also, an asset location strategy to lower RMDs and taxes but still maintain portfolio growth, and an argument against Roth IRAs. Is it a valid one? Plus, what counts as contributions if you withdraw from your Roth IRA after 5 years? Why not pay the tax on a Roth conversion out of your IRA? Roth conversions vs. the medical insurance ACA subsidy, and what? Joe, arrogant?!
Your latest investing strategy questions answered: are gold, real estate investment trusts (REITs), international and small-cap value funds good inflation hedges? Besides the S&P 500, what sectors or asset classes should you invest in for long term portfolio diversification? Should you buy bonds? How should an 18-year-old invest the money in a Roth 401(k)? Also, how can you get out of a non-qualified annuity?
What types of investments you keep in your taxable, tax-deferred and tax-free accounts can play a big part in how much tax you pay over time. In this episode, Joe and Big Al break down asset location and answer some of your tax planning questions. As always, the fellas also talk strategy when it comes […]
Asset location is a strategy in which investors attempt to enhance after-tax returns by carefully considering the tax treatment and future expected returns of each asset class prior to determining where to hold each security. In this guide, you will learn: What Asset Location is Rebalancing Opportunities How Asset Location Affects Your Portfolio
With volatility, should you time the market and change the asset allocation of your investment portfolio, your pension, or your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)? Plus, asset location: should equities be in a brokerage account, Roth IRA or traditional IRA? And diversification vs. concentration, calculating how much you’ll have in retirement, how to get there from […]
Kyle Stacey, CFP® explains the difference between asset allocation and asset location, and how they work together in your investment portfolio. Transcript: So today we’re going to talk about asset allocation and asset location, and how those two intertwine and can be used in conjunction with each other. So asset allocation is going to be […]
Jefferson Lilly from Park Avenue Partners and the Mobile Home Park Investors podcast and LinkedIn group tells us why he thinks mobile home parks are the best real estate investment available. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer a whole slew of your money questions: what percentage of natural resources should be in your portfolio? How […]
Have you ever found yourself wondering, “What is asset allocation and how do I use it in my portfolio?” Well, first let’s start at the beginning. Common investing practices usually include stock picking and attempting to time the markets in order to drive returns. This method opens investors to unnecessary risk. Alternatively, decades of time-tested […]
How much will you be paying in taxes during your golden years? Will you be in a higher tax bracket or a lower one after you retire? Many people haven’t given it much thought, but how you navigate around taxes during retirement can have a big impact on how much money remains in your wallet. […]
I know, I know. You probably read the title of this blog and immediately considered tuning out. But I think your perseverance will be rewarded, because while today’s topic is about taxes, what we’re really talking about is the quality of life in retirement. It’s about living large while paying less to Uncle Sam. And […]
As investors, we’ve all heard of asset allocation, but asset location can be just as important. In this video, Thomas Vance, CFP® of Pure Financial Advisors explains how holding certain asset classes in specific types of retirement accounts can enhance your overall portfolio returns by reducing how much you pay in taxes. Transcript: Hi I’m […]