Most people are surprised to learn that I do not like roller coasters. Not at all. So much, that I’ve been known to bring a book along to a group trip to Frontier City or Six Flags. Even though my mind knows they’re safe, my stomach often disagrees, so I generally prefer to skip the lines and relax in the sunshine.
As this bizarre investment year comes to a close, disciplined equity investors are kicked back enjoying their well-deserved double-digit returns. This is quite the change from the investing environment of early 2016, when fears about China, US rate hikes, and steadily plummeting oil prices caused the S&P 500 to fall 9% in the first six weeks of trading.
Read the full article here: Older boomers face IRA withdrawals or a 50% tax
As we move into the fall, it's time to start thinking about Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from IRAs. A few things to keep in mind:
Well it’s tax time again, and it always seems as we near the dreaded April 15th deadline, the weather suddenly turns perfect, and fooling with taxes is the last thing you or I want to worry about.