President Biden’s COVID stimulus package American Rescue Plan turns the ACA premium subsidy cliff to a slope in 2021 & 2022. The cliff will return in 2023.
Follow these detailed step-by-step instructions with clear explanation and many screenshots when you report your Backdoor Roth in TurboTax.
One HSA provider stands out well above others for people who invest the HSA money.
Treasury bills have become more competitive and more convenient than CDs. Here’s how to buy them with no fee whatsoever at Fidelity, Vanguard, or Schwab.
If you don’t like the HSA your employer chose for you, you can rollover the money to a provider you like for better investment options.
HSA contribution limit gets more complicated when a married couple are on different health plans or when they change insurance plans during the year.
When the premiums between a high deductible and a low deductible health plan are close, the bulk of the savings come from the tax deduction on HSA contributions.
Just a high deductible isn’t enough. Health insurance plans must meet other criteria to become HSA-eligible.
A step-by-step tutorial for how to do a backdoor Roth IRA, including links to articles on how to report it on the tax return.
A taxable account should still be the last resort. Max out all tax-advantaged accounts before investing in a taxable account.
If your 401k/403b plan cooperates, you can put up to additional $35,000 per year into your Roth IRA. Find out if you are lucky or not.
[Updated on October 17, 2014 with a new example.] I said in The Case Against Roth 401(k) I think for most people the majority, if not 100%, of the contribution should go to a Traditional 401(k). I gave these reasons: Fill in lower tax brackets in retirement Avoid high state income tax Leave the option open […]