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HSA ~ Quick & Dirty Facts

If you do any reading online about early retirement, tax planning and investing, it’s difficult to avoid discussions about Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).

When I first read about these, I wrote it off quickly. 486 more words

A Closer Look at History: What Caused the Greek Debt Crisis?

The eyes of the world have been riveted on Greece in recent days. Some might struggle to understand why. After all, how does what happens in another country effect us? 1,654 more words

It has nothing to do with Health

This something we’ve been discussing in depth over the last few podcasts. I debated putting this up on the 4th or waiting until after our nation’s birthday had passed out of respect for the date. 676 more words

VR Editorial Pieces

Connecticut agency tracks down $85.8 M in uncollected taxes

HARTFORD — The state’s tax commissioner says his agency has unearthed about $85.8 million in uncollected tax revenue.

Kevin Sullivan, who oversees the state’s Department of Revenue Services, said Monday funds were tracked down as part of a challenge from Gov. 94 more words


Opening the “back door” to a Roth IRA

A potential downside of tax-deferred saving through a traditional retirement plan is that you’ll have to pay taxes when you make withdrawals at retirement. Roth plans, on the other hand, allow tax-free distributions; the tradeoff is that contributions to these plans don’t reduce your current-year taxable income. 145 more words