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Question: I contribute every year to a health savings account and use it to help pay for medical expenses before I reach my deductible. Recently... [Read More]
Q I am 42 years old. I have been working through my financial plan and I am wondering if I should count on receiving a... [Read More]
Q. My financial adviser recently suggested that I invest in an index annuity. He says the annuity will give me the stock market's upside without... [Read More]
Q: The recent drop in the stock market makes me very nervous. I read that it was caused by a spike in stock market volatility.... [Read More]
With Christmas behind us, now is a good time to think about New Year's resolutions. Here are six financial resolutions that can help you enjoy... [Read More]
The House and Senate have finally agreed on a version of tax reform and it's on the way to the president. It looks like the... [Read More]
Q: I have been frustrated watching the red hot performance of bitcoin. Every time I get ready to buy, the so-called experts wave me off.... [Read More]
Q: Money issues are always difficult for my wife and me, but they get even worse during the holidays. She is super tight with her... [Read More]
With the House passing its version of tax reform, the tax code is one giant step closer to its most significant overhaul in a generation.... [Read More]
Tax reform is creating a lot of uncertainty for most of us. However, despite the wrangling in Washington, there are a number of simple things... [Read More]
Q: I've been reading a lot about tax reform and frankly I understand very little of it. I am thinking about buying a new home... [Read More]
Q: My husband and I are trying to buy a larger home for our growing family. The homes we like would be a big stretch... [Read More]
The Republican leadership in Washington is in the middle of negotiating the most comprehensive revision of the tax code since 1986. If you haven't been... [Read More]
The tragic loss of life and property in the Sonoma and Napa fires is a reminder of how fragile our lives really are. Disasters can... [Read More]
On Monday, Richard Thaler was named as the 79th recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics. The Nobel Prize committee's press release included the following... [Read More]
Medicare's annual enrollment period starts on Oct. 15. If you are currently enrolled in Medicare, this is a good time to take a fresh look... [Read More]
If you have ever seen a really bad traffic accident, you understand how it can affect your behavior — at least for a little while.... [Read More]
Q: Last week you wrote about managing longevity risk using Qualified Longevity Annuity Contracts (QLACs). The idea of using a QLAC sounds interesting, but what... [Read More]
Q: My financial advisor recently suggested I buy an annuity. He said it would help make sure I don't outlive my assets. I was surprised... [Read More]
My column from last week ("Inheriting My Husband's IRA") generated several questions. One reader wanted to know if his daughter could inherit his IRA with... [Read More]