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Tax Breaks on Dividends Ends in 2012

This post explains two tax breaks on stock and mutual fund “qualifying dividends” (explained below) scheduled to end December 31, 2012 Income from savings and investments help retirees meet their retirement income needs. Traditionally, the well-to-do have chosen municipal bonds for their tax-free income. But due to their tax-free status, municipal bonds typically pay a considerably reduced rate of interest […]


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Posted by bobrichards - February 29, 2012 at 12:13 pm

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Increasing Income Tax Rates Negate Benefit of Traditional IRAs and 401(k)s

If Income Tax Rates May Increase, Change Your Retirement Savings Plan One would need to be foolish to think that income tax rates will not increase over the next three years.  With the government outspending its income by over $1 trillion a year, the obvious way to close the budget gap is to collect more taxes from the population.  So […]


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Posted by bobrichards - February 14, 2012 at 12:18 am

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Understanding Income Tax Rates Leads to Better Financial Decisions

Once you finish this post, you’ll have a better understanding of income tax rates, how you are taxed, and you will be able to make better financial decisions to save taxes. Income tax rates are very similar to how you are charged for your electricity or water.  For example, your electricity company will charge you in levels or tiers or […]


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Posted by bobrichards - February 9, 2012 at 7:00 pm

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