There are two ways to run the analysis. One is quick and can be done on the back of a napkin. The other is more detailed, best done in a spreadsheet. In this part one, we will explain the quick math.
The tax penalty for failing to take an RMD is steep at 50% of the amount you fail to take, so it is essential that you make the effort to take your RMD, even when having illiquid investments creates extra hassle.
In 2015, Congress passed the PATCH Act that included a provision which allowed computer purchases to be a qualified education expense for 529 plans. But what of computer repairs?
While this may seem complex, don’t let it deter you from using a 529 account to the fullest extent possible.
Avoiding PMI, if possible, is better for your long-term finances. Here are three strategies to avoid PMI.
PMI does not provide you, the borrower, any protection.