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Tax-favored account: Individual Retirement Account, traditional (pre-tax), Roth, retirement/contribution planning, RMD, asset protection, estate planning.

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Asset Location: Taxable vs. Tax-favored Accounts (401k, IRA, HSA)

Asset Location (AKA Asset Placement) is a strategy for organizing your assets in an optimal way that helps you meet your financial goals. In the previous episode, we focused on asset location strategies for reducing taxes and simplifying your tax return. In this episode, we focus on asset location considerations for allocating capital between your taxable and tax-favored accounts (TFA) such as 401(k), IRA, and HSA. Topic discussed: (1) Seeing TFAs in a different light and deciding what your long-term strategy is for each account, (2) Using your projected tax liability to help guide your allocation, (3) deciding what assets you want to invest in, which will help determine your allocation, (4) Asset protection. Visit us at biggerinsights.com to request a consultation or read our blog. Please consider making a non-deductible contribution to help us keep this podcast going. OpenAlias: contribute.biggerinsights.com. Monero (XMR), Bitcoin (BTC), and Litecoin (LTC) addresses at biggerinsights.com/support-us. Disclaimer: We are not attorneys, CFAs, CFPs, CPAs, tax attorneys, or enrolled agents, and nothing in our podcast is tax, financial, legal, or other advice. We highly encourage you to consult your attorney, tax, and financial advisors before making any changes to your legal, tax, or financial situation. (C) 2023 Bigger Insights, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Why You Should Consider Investing in a Roth IRA

A Roth IRA is funded with after-tax dollars, but distributions are tax-free in retirement. Everyone knows that, but Roth IRAs have special properties and use cases that rarely get mentioned. We explain what the general and special benefits of a Roth IRA are, as well as under what circumstances you may want to invest in a Roth IRA. Some of the items discussed include tax-free and penalty-free distributions, protecting your assets from taxes and inflation, and required minimum distributions (RMD). Visit us at biggerinsights.com to request a consultation or read our blog. Please consider making a non-deductible contribution to help us break through Big Tech suppression and keep this podcast going. OpenAlias: contribute.biggerinsights.com. Monero (XMR), Bitcoin (BTC), and Litecoin (LTC) addresses at biggerinsights.com/support-us. Disclaimer: We are not CPAs, tax attorneys, enrolled agents, or other tax professionals and nothing in our podcast is tax, financial, or other advice. IRA rules are rather complicated, so we highly encourage you to consult your tax and financial advisors before making any changes to your tax or financial situation.

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Why Employees Should Care About the Tax Code

Are you living paycheck-to-paycheck or struggling to meet your financial goals? Taxes are one of, if not your biggest expense. It is a myth that employees who don’t have millions in assets shouldn’t concern themselves with the tax code because they have little or no opportunities to manage their taxes. It is true that some of the best tax opportunities are reserved for the wealthy (e.g. accredited investors), but employees have opportunities as well. In this episode, our goal is to convince you that you should care about the tax code. We discuss strategies employees can take advantage of to reduce their taxes. We also warn of some pitfalls you can run into if you’re not planning your taxes effectively. Some topics in this episode include: proper withholding, tax-favored accounts (401k, HSA, IRA), health insurance (HSA, premium tax credit, Medicaid), opportunities and pitfalls due to income fluctuations, and retirement planning. Visit us at biggerinsights.com to request a consultation or read our blog. Please consider making a non-deductible contribution to help us break through Big Tech suppression and keep this podcast going. OpenAlias: contribute.biggerinsights.com. Monero (XMR), Bitcoin (BTC), and Litecoin (LTC) addresses at biggerinsights.com/support-us. Disclaimer: We are not CPAs, tax attorneys, or other tax professionals and nothing in this episode should be construed as tax, financial, or other advice.

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