#TBT Three Strategies to Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance
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Avoiding PMI, if possible, is better for your long-term finances. Here are three strategies to avoid PMI.

How to Set Beneficiaries on Your HSA with HSA Bank
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When an HSA is left to a non-spouse, the account stops being an HSA.

How to Invest an HSA with HSA Bank
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We recommend keeping all but the funds needed to pay the annual deductible for your health insurance plan invested in your HSA investment account.

How to Fund an HSA with HSA Bank
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There are two ways to make an HSA contribution. You can contribute by mailing a check or you can link an external checking account.

How to Open an HSA with HSA Bank
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There are many choices for an HSA custodian, but we like to recommend HSA Bank because it allows you to custody funds for investment at TD Ameritrade.

How to Help Your Children Purchase a Home
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Here are some options for helping your child purchase their first home.

#TBT Three Strategies to Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance
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Avoiding PMI, if possible, is better for your long term finances. This 2016 article shares three strategies to avoid it.

A Quick Strategy for Analyzing Whether You Should Rent or Sell
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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.

How Do I Take an RMD from an Illiquid Asset?
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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.

Q&A: Can I Pay for My Student’s Computer Repair Using 529 Funds?
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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?

What Expenses Can My 529 Account Reimburse in 2017?
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While this may seem complex, don’t let it deter you from using a 529 account to the fullest extent possible.

Three Strategies to Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance
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Avoiding PMI, if possible, is better for your long-term finances. Here are three strategies to avoid PMI.

What is Private Mortgage Insurance?
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PMI does not provide you, the borrower, any protection.

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