What should Martin do about his outrageously fee-heavy 403(b) plan? Should EF hedge his pre-tax non-qualified 415 excess plan? What should Max do with his old TIAA plan, and what are the pros and cons of a cash balance plan for self-employed people like Brent Money? Plus, Mike needs Joe and Big Al’s spitball on the highly compensated employee rule and excess 401(k) contributions, and the fellas explain how employee stock purchase plans are taxed for Big Cheese Bob the Tomato.
Stocks and bonds, 401(k)s and IRAs – how investment savvy are you? Less than half of Americans have a solid understanding of basic investing terms and concepts. It can be difficult to grow your wealth if you don’t know what tools and strategies are available, much less know how to use them to develop a […]
Do you want to understand how to get the most amount of return for the amount of risk you’re willing to tolerate? Pure’s Financial Planner, Sumit Mehta, CFP®, AIF®, provides insight into what investing strategies can help you improve your odds of success and establish a foundation to achieve long-term goals. FREE GUIDE | 10 […]
How investment savvy are you? Do you know the difference between asset allocation and asset location? Many Americans don’t have a solid understanding of basic investing terms and concepts, and their lack of financial literacy can cost them! It can be difficult to grow your wealth if you don’t know what tools and strategies you […]
Many people are invested in stocks from around the world and don’t even know it, which highlights the importance of a well-structured and diversified investment portfolio. Pure’s Senior Financial Planner, Robert Canavan, CFP®, AIF®, discusses methods for improving your global exposure through investment. FREE GUIDE | Beyond Borders: Global Investing Transcript Here is an oldie […]
Is now the time to buy tech stocks? Is it too soon to go global with your investments? What is next for the Federal Reserve? Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA®, AIF®, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at Pure Financial Advisors, recaps what’s happened in the financial markets so far this year, and what we […]
A little ditty about Jack and Diane, who will eventually inherit about $4.5M from Diane’s parents. How do they manage the required minimum distributions? Which of three options should Matt take with his inherited IRA? Making the most of your inheritance today on YMYW 435. Plus, Clay wants to know if it’s a good idea to take money off the table and rebalance to safer or more aggressive investments, depending on your risk tolerance? Can Elizabeth offset pre-tax IRA losses with the gains from the sale of rental real estate? Is it true that you can make one time contributions from your IRA to your HSA that is, your health savings account? And finally, can Cory gift stock to his daughters and avoid paying the kiddie tax as a way to pay for college? And can Rich supercharge a 529 college savings plan with himself as beneficiary?
When you are investing, do you feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster, careening from feelings of euphoria to depression? Most people admit they know they shouldn’t let their emotions drive their investment decisions, but when we see the highs and lows of the market, it can be difficult not to let our emotions […]
The emotional aspect of investing can make or break your financial plan. Most people tend to let their emotions guide their investment decisions and admit investing is like riding an emotional roller coaster. Unfortunately, those emotions and biases can keep you from reaching your financial goals. In this guide, you’ll learn how to make sure […]
When you hear the word recession, what comes to mind: run for the hills, or golden opportunity? From bear markets to rising inflation, the conditions that create a recession can impact your investments and your ability to retire. If you make the wrong financial moves during a recession it can take decades for your portfolio […]
Do you want to pursue a better investment experience? Our comprehensive guide highlights 10 key decisions that can help investors effectively target long-term wealth in the capital markets. Learn what strategies can help you improve your odds of success and set you up for long-term success. In this guide, you’ll learn… How to let markets […]
Interested in growing your money in a retirement account that is tax-free? Learn the ins and outs of Roth IRAs in this white paper. In this guide, you’ll learn… What exactly a Roth IRA is Eligibility requirements Contribution limits The difference between a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA And more! Don’t wait to discover the difference compounding can […]
Should investors worry about regional banks? Will the Federal Reserve finally tame inflation, and is a recession looming? What’s next for stocks and bonds? Pure Financial Advisors’ Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA® charter, AIF® addresses these questions as he discusses Q1 market volatility and the outlook for Q2 and […]