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?!
Joe & Big Al discuss various strategies to protect your portfolio from a stock market crash: stop losses, put options, collars, non-correlated alternative investments, and tax-managed buy-and-hold. Also: how should you measure financial advisor performance? How does tax-loss harvesting work? Are health savings accounts (HSA) tax-free? Is alternative minimum tax (AMT) a concern when moving Roth to an annuity? And our first “Dear Joe” question, in the Derails: how do you get your mother-in-law to stop smoking in your car without starting a fight?
Does it matter if you put retirement savings in the older spouse’s accounts first? Does Marion have a good VTSAX to VTWAX tax-loss harvesting and portfolio rebalancing strategy? Plus, Joe and Big Al help you make sense of fees – both from your financial advisor and on exchange-traded funds, or ETFs. Big Al will provide […]
Tired of writing a big check to Uncle Sam? You can help take the sting out of your tax bill by using financial planning tools and strategies. Financial professionals Joe Anderson and Alan Clopine discuss how tax-loss harvesting can help create tax savings. They caution against counting on antiques or rare coins to fund your […]
Looking for ways to save money on your taxes? While losing money on an investment may not seem like the ideal plan for your retirement savings, the loss may be used in a strategy to maximize your bottom line. Financial professionals Joe Anderson and Alan Clopine walk you through the concept of tax loss harvesting […]
Want to learn how to earn tax-free income in retirement? Taking the sting out of your tax bill can be as easy as using a simple strategy called tax loss harvesting. Financial professionals Joe Anderson and Alan Clopine explain how creating a tax loss can actually increase your bottom line. Click here to watch the […]