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Equities or Debt: Which Has More Upside Today?
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Asked by Dennis in Pittsburgh, PA
Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®, Financial Advisor in Redmond, WA
Interesting question, however, the use of 529 plan assets - tax-free - are narrowly defined and financing costs are not one of them. For example, you cannot use 529 p...
Kim Miller, CFP®
Asked by Edna M in Hermosa Beach, CA
Answered by Helen Barbre Stephens, Financial Advisor in Fort Worth, TX
Hi Edna, You can't sell your securities until you have securities to sell. Here is a link: that explains what you need to do...
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Part I – The Big Picture
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Borrowing Business Loans & Lines of Credit
Higher Education, Lower Prices
If your grades do not merit a full-ride academic scholarship to college and you do not have enough athletic skills to stop your grandmother ...
Student Loans Borrowing
Asked by Martha in Colorado Springs, CO
Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®, Financial Advisor in Redmond, WA
Good question. You may actually gain tax benefits by renting out a home. You can deduct some of the same expenses on a rental property as you do now: property taxes...
Kim Miller, CFP®
Asked by Alan in Chino, CA
Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial Advisor in Pacific Palisades, CA
I would suggest you review this link to the IRS and also consult your accountant ipant-401(k)-Plans. It is a 401K plan ...
Alex Bentley
Average American Net Worth Reaches $259,000
Despite the economic toll of the Great Recession, a recent blog by Dr. Lawrence Yun on the website of the National Association of Realtors p...
The Economy Investing & Retiring
From Palladium to Black
Most people think of their credit cards as mere pieces of plastic they use to make purchases. In the process, they might also rack up some f...
Borrowing Credit Cards
Asked by David in Palos Verdes Estates
Answered by Chad Freeman, Mortgage Broker in Rockville, MD
Hi David: Thanks for your question. You actually touch upon a very common theme in finance and that theme is "discipline". Having served hundreds of clients over th...
Chad Freeman
Asked by Brian in Hermosa Beach, CA
Answered by Ted Erickson, Mortgage Broker in Novato, CA
The lowest score required is 500 for an FHA loan.
Ted Erickson
New Government Study Puts Price Tag at a Quarter-Million Dollars
Congratulations! You are proud new parents, holding a priceless little one in your arms. While he or she is priceless to you, the U.S. Depar...
Budgeting Investing & Retiring
What You Need to Read Before Renting Your Next Automobile
At the airport car rental counter, we are faced with an array of options for car rental insurance. Tired, distracted and in a rush to get to...
Insurance Auto Insurance
Asked by Vickey in Tucson, Az 85742
Answered by Mark Haynie, Mortgage Broker in Los Angeles, CA
Hi Vickey, sounds like you've had a rough run and it's a familiar tale. If the accounts you mention had extensive late - or just plain ignored payment histories, it t...
Mark  Haynie
Asked by Lynn in Hermosa Beach, CA
Answered by Martin Leclerc, Financial Advisor in Bryn Mawr, PA
First, dividend payments by corporations are not a deductable expense. Therefore, dividends are paid from after-tax income by companies with profits. Second, any ...
Martin Leclerc
Harold Hamm could have the Largest Divorce in U.S. History
Many millionaires and billionaires cover themselves with pre-nuptial agreements to protect their fortunes in case of divorce, but a surprisi...
The Economy Investing & Retiring
And How to Stick to It
In 21st century America, the idea of budgeting seems almost passé. After all, with practically unlimited credit available on a seemingly nev...
Budgeting Investing & Retiring

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