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How To Escape The American Tax Man When You Retire Abroad

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[ad_1] Credit: Getty Royalty Free Getty One way to stretch your retirement nest egg is to relocate your retirement nest egg. Namely by moving to a less-expensive country. But retiring abroad doesn’t mean you have said goodbye to the American tax man. Rick Kahler is the founder of Kahler Financial Group, …

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How To Get A Tax Break By Investing In Poor Areas

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[ad_1] Credit: Getty Royalty Free Getty A provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 encourages so-called opportunity zones in low-income areas. You as an investor can put money into new enterprises there, using the capital gains you earned on other investments you sold–and get a tax break. …

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Catalyst For Green Investor Crusade

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[ad_1] Credit: Getty Royalty Free Getty Those palm fronds, waving against a blue sky, are the essence of the buoyant tropics. Palms have another use besides aesthetics that please tourists, however. The oil from palm trees is a big component in a host of consumer products, like soap, cosmetics, perfume …

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A Godsend For Book Readers and Investors

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[ad_1] Credit: Getty Images Getty Book lovers, give thanks. Barnes & Noble is saved, as a deep-pockets acquirer steps up to revive the troubled bookseller. If the company had gone under, it would be a gut shot to the publishing industry. And readers. Yes, Amazon, the goliath of book peddling …

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Why Congress’ Retirement Reform Plan Is A Stinker

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[ad_1] Credit: Getty Royalty Free Getty The name of the measure before Congress sounds like a good deal: the Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019, a.k.a., SECURE. But the ever-astute Rick Kahler, president of Kahler Financial Group in Rapid City, S. D., smells something rotten: Larry Light: What’s …

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Why The Market Rose Last Week

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[ad_1] Credit: Getty Images Getty The reasons the stock market moves as it does has been pondered over by academics and Wall Street strategists for years. Psychology is surely a factor. To illustrate that, the great investing guru Benjamin Graham invented a character called Mr. Market, who is a manic-depressive, …

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How Retirement Funding Will Get A Little Easier

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[ad_1] Credit: Getty Royalty Free Getty You should soon have the option of funding an annuity within a 401(k)s. This is owing to bipartisan legislation that appears to be a slam-dunk for passage. The measure also allows people to wait longer until they have to tap their retirement savings. But …

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Synthetic Decks Vs. Wood: How Trex Nailed It

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[ad_1] Photo credit: Trex Company Trex Company With summer in the air and the outdoors calling, with barbecues and cocktail parties dotting backyards coast to coast, the appeal of decks is great. So why not build them with longer-lasting material, synthetic wood that won’t splinter, that’s easy to clean? That’s …

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