We all remember savings bonds. Once a popular gift for young children, parents could secure the bonds knowing that they could cash them out in the future.
Donations to charities are a win-win when it comes to filing taxes. You can feel good about helping a cause you care about as well as write off the donations to “qualified organizations” on your taxes at totals up to “50 percent of your adjusted gross income,” according to the Internal Revenue Service.
Let your golden years shine when you set a vision of what you want your life in retirement to be with these tips on family, health and more!
There Could Be a Pension Plan in Your Future
Financial Planning is the successful transition from Asset Accumulation to Income Generation to Wealth Transfer.
May 1, 2005- When asked about the best time to buy real estate, property mogul Donald Trump once remarked, "Real estate is always good as far as I'm concerned." Many investors agree, as record numbers of them are scooping up shares in publicly traded real estate investment trusts, or REITs, despite soaring valuations. So far they haven't been disappointed. REITs have outperformed almost every other investment class for five years running. But many experts believe that could soon change.
If the idea of getting paid for making a charitable contribution sounds too good to be true, a growing number of nonprofit organizations across the country have two words for you: gift annuity.
A survey by Grant Thornton LLP’s found that 29 percent of U.S. companies have modified, or plan to modify, the matching contribution in their 401(k) plans this year; two-thirds of those respondents report that they will eliminate the match entirely.