Missing required minimum distribution can result in a 50% penalty - ouch! Mind the aggregation rules to steer clear of this painful lesson.
Few clients should pay for asset management so why are there so many AUM advisors?
Long term care insurance is a hotly debated solution to a very expensive problem. But it's not always purchased for financial reasons.
A Nerd Wallet reader asked: Is it better to pay off student loans quickly or to save up for a down payment for a house? My reply: The only way I'm in favor of you buying a house is if it's a multifamily unit and you generate some rental income. Otherwise, a single family home is just an expense and an anvil for a 30-year-old.
Assuming that your goal is to reduce your interest expense, you'll know it's time to refinance if a.) there are rates available lower than your current rate, and b) if the cost to refinance can be recouped through your reduced mortgage payment before you plan to sell. Here are the steps: