In this article written by Warren Baker, an attorney in Seattle, WA, he explores an estate planning technique that can generate tax-free growth and tax-free income for your heirs, while helping you maintain some control over the assets after you are gone. If you have more in retirement accounts then you will need to fund […]
“If the current annual inflation rate is only 1.6%, why does my grocery bill seem like it’s 10% higher than last year?” Many of us ask ourselves that question, and it illustrates the importance of understanding how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments. Inflation is defined as an upward movement in the […]
Many folks have retirement plan accounts with prior employers and are not sure about the best way to manage all of them. In some cases, individuals have multiple prior employer 401(k), 403(b) and/or pension plan accounts and are really confused about them. The good news is that most of them can be rolled over into […]
“Situational Investing” – the concept is simple at first glance. People know they should invest according to their specific situation, but it not that simple.
Nearly all the key items that affect your personal finances can be found in one easy to follow format including 2015 tax brackets, exemptions, deductions, retirement plan contribution limits, and Social Security and Medicare benefit information. This is also an easy reference for CPAs, attorneys and other professionals.