Save on Taxes Using an IRA or Roth IRA

Ira vs Roth Ira

After recently purchasing our house, a fixer upper, I know now the struggle… the struggle to want everything done and finished. No more projects no more planning on projects for the house. I know this isn’t realistic, as that day is a long way off. It will be some time before our fixer upper is in a good spot, at least what my wife and I consider a … [Read more...]

A Beginner’s Guide To Avoiding Taxes Now

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What if I told you there was a way to avoid paying taxes now, and pay them at a potentially lower rate in the future? Do you think that would be a great thing? Congress thought so when they created savings vehicles that have the possibility to do just that. Yes, I am talking about the IRA, 401(k), 403(b). The idea can be simple. If you … [Read more...]

How’s That Refund Working For You?

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It's tax time, if you didn't know already, the time to file your yearly return to the government. Having just completed ours, I was excited to see how close my predication was. It's always a time where most people including myself, hope that they will get a refund. I'm no different, I dislike having to owe the government money, but how big should … [Read more...]

Do You Want Tax-Free Money For Healthcare Cost?

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We all have healthcare cost. We all hate paying taxes. Why wouldn't you use either an FSA or HSA plan? Let me first paint a picture. Which scenario would you like, it's completely up to you? Scenario 1 Bob is a hard-working family man and makes $100,000 through his employer. He doesn't use an FSA or HSA plan and instead pays for medical … [Read more...]