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.
NBC-17: YOUR MONEY: Advice From A Certified Financial Planner
Troy Smith of Wake Wealth Management offers advice from a certified financial planner in this local broadcast news segment.
NBC-17: Local Experts Say Government Actions Encourage Financial Confidence
Troy Smith of Wake Wealth Management appears on NBC-17 as a local financial expert giving advice on how certain government actions encourage financial confidence.
NBC-17: Financial Experts Weigh In On Economic Strife
Troy Smith of Wake Wealth Management offers financial planning advice to those going through economic strife in this broadcast news report.
WRAL: Some companies rethinking 401(k) matches
Troy Smith of Wake Wealth Management makes a special guest appearance on the Triangle’s WRAL news broadcast to discuss to the future of 401(k) matches.
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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.
Troy Smith, of Wake Wealth Management, provides financial thought leadership for alternatives to charitable gift annuities for those with more than $200,000 to give, or that don’t want to relinquish control over their investment.
Troy Smith, of Wake Wealth Management, gives expert advice on REITs in this industry publication read by financial advisors across the nation.
Troy Smith, of Wake Wealth Management, appeared in the front page story: Office Space: How Leo Wells Built Vast Empire Of Towers on Unusual Foundation. (Subscription Required)