Follow these detailed step-by-step instructions with clear explanation and many screenshots when you report your Backdoor Roth in TurboTax.
How to Buy Treasury Bills & Notes On the Secondary Market
Detailed steps and screenshots for how to buy Treasuries on the secondary market without a fee at Fidelity, Vanguard, Charles Schwab, and Merrill Edge.
ACA Premium Subsidy Cliff Turns Into a Slope Through 2025
The Inflation Reduction Act extended the ACA premium subsidy cliff to a slope through 2025. The cliff will return in 2026 unless a new law is enacted.
How To Buy Treasury Bills & Notes Without Fee at Online Brokers
Treasuries pay a higher yield and are easier to buy than CDs right now. Here’s how to buy them without fee at Fidelity, Vanguard, and Charles Schwab.
The Case Against Roth 401(k): Still True After All These Years
Most people are better off contributing to a traditional 401k, not a Roth 401k. Here’s why.
Best HSA Provider for Investing HSA Money
One HSA provider stands out well above others for people who invest the HSA money.
How To Rollover an HSA and Avoid Trustee Transfer Fee
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 For Two Plans Or Mid-Year Changes
HSA contribution limit gets more complicated when a married couple are on different health plans or when they change insurance plans during the year.
Do The Math: HMO/PPO vs High Deductible Plan With HSA
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.
Not All High Deductible Plans Are HSA Eligible
Just a high deductible isn’t enough. Health insurance plans must meet other criteria to become HSA-eligible.
Backdoor Roth: A Complete How-To
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.
Traditional >= Roth >= Taxable
A taxable account should still be the last resort. Max out all tax-advantaged accounts before investing in a taxable account.