Will You Die Broke?

There is a well-known rule of thumb—the 4% Rule—that suggests if you spend 4% of the value of your capital a year, you are unlikely to outlive your savings. It is used to determine the amount of funds to withdraw from a retirement account. T.Rowe Price believes it is a reasonable starting point. And according […]

What Does the Future Hold for Taxes?

One topic that is frequently being discussed is what the future holds for individual taxation under incoming President Trump. Numerous blog entries have been posted on the issue; many proclaim that the wealthy will be the beneficiaries of Trump’s tax policies, and some declare that lower-income taxpayers will see tax increases. Those predictions are based […]

Time to Start Thinking About Year-End Tax Moves

With year-end just around the corner, it is time to think about those last-minute actions you can take to improve your tax situation for 2016. Year-end tax planning is probably something you will want to deal with before the holiday season crush arrives. There are numerous steps that can be taken before January 1 to […]

Time for Baby Boomers to Pay Up

All you baby boomers who have been stashing away tax-deferred retirement savings, take note: it is getting close to the time to start withdrawing funds from those accounts and, of course, paying taxes on those withdrawals. This includes distributions from traditional IRAs and 401(k)s. The same Internal Revenue Code that allowed you to save tax […]