The US is very likely to default on its debt at some in the future, but we’re just not sure exactly when. What we do know is that the sooner it happens to smaller the impact will be, but that doesn’t seem like it’s going to be the case. The reality of our financial situation as of May of 2020 is the...Listen to Episode
The federal government has waived the Required Minimum Distributions for 2020. There are 20% of Americans who don’t spend their RMD’s which means that 80% of the population relies on those RMD’s to pay for daily expenses. This change affects anyone who had an RMD due in 2020 from their 401(k), IRA,...Listen to Episode
Can you be in the 0% tax bracket and still be a good citizen?’ is a common question that David gets fairly frequently. David relates an exchange he had with a listener on Facebook where they stated that paying less taxes is inherently selfish and paying taxes is how we take care of people as a socie...Listen to Episode
Families that aren’t quite rich enough to be affected by the Estate Tax, but have built wealth over time, have another benefit available to them called the step-up-basis loophole. Essentially, what happens with the step-up-basis loophole is when you pass on an investment to your beneficiaries, the p...Listen to Episode
Should you be contributing to your Roth 401(k)? The short answer is yes because anything with the word Roth in front of it is truly tax-free. What does it mean to be truly tax-free? Roth 401(k)’s pass both litmus tests for what makes something tax-free. If you’re younger than 50, you can put in $19,...Listen to Episode
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