An IRA is one way you can save money for retirement. What can you contribute to an IRA? When can you take money out? Who manages the IRA? Look for answers to these questions and more in the articles, blog posts, videos and radio shows.
From Don: I've heard that the requirement to make Required Minimum Distributions from an IRA has been "waived" for calendar year 2009. I've looked di...
Today on the Clark Howard Show, Ilyce Glink filled in. She talked about whether you should refinance your mortgage, how to finance investment properties, and what to do if your homeowner's association is making life difficult by raising fees. She also talked about buying foreclosure properties,trading a CD for an annuity, and rolling over a 401k into an IRA. You can download the podcast here or at iTunes.com. For show notes and updates through the week, check out her blog at www.thinkglink.com/blog . Sign up for Ilyce's free weekly newsletter on the ThinkGlink.com home page. Check out the videos at www.expertrealestatetips.net. Subscribe to her YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/expertrealestatetips and friend her to be notified about new videos.
With stock values falling in 2008 some Americans may be considering doing a mortgage payoff using IRA money. Is it a good idea to pay off a mortgage with an IRA withdrawal? If you do use IRA money to pay off a mortgage don't forget to account for additional taxes. Another option if you can't pay off your mortgage is to refinance the mortgage loan.
Today on the Ilyce Glink Show, Ilyce covered the highlights of what has been billed as the "Worst Week in Wall Street History." A week where the Dow Jones index dropped 2,400 points, marking a more than 40 percentage point drop from the high a year ago. Today's show, which featured a special third hour, Ilyce answered questions on investing in the stock market, if it would be possible to reduce quarterly tax payments, how to help aging parents transfer a property to children to avoid it being sold to pay assisted living fees, choosing a good company in which to invest now that prices are so low, choosing a good financial advisor, 529 college savings plans and other ways to save for college tuition, buying a foreclosure and being aware of homeowner association rules and regulations (before closing), who real estate attorneys really represent in Georgia, whether you should choose a self-employed 401(k) or Sep IRA if you get 1099 income, and what are the risks of going entirely with a wireless phone (especially where 911 calls are concerned). To find out more, tune into the show. For show notes and updates through the week, check out her blog at www.thinkglink.com/blog , and sign up for her free weekly newsletter on the ThinkGlink.com home page. Check out the videos at www.expertrealestatetips.net. And be sure to subscribe to her YouTube channel.
Today on a special 3-hour edition of The Ilyce Glink Show, Ilyce took calls and answered questions about the bailout/rescue package and how what is happening on Wall Street is filtering down to Main Street. She took calls from folks who have lost their jobs and can't afford their mortgage payments; reverse mortgages; helped callers figure out who to call at their mortgage companies to get moving on a loan mitigation program; buyers who are purchasing foreclosures and are having trouble getting information; using IRA funds to pay off a mortgage or other debt; how to get a lender to do a short sale if you're not behind in your loan; investments to make with cash on hand; how to sell an FSBO; how to buy and sell gold; and how to invest with less risk in the stock market. She also took plenty of calls on the $700/$800 billion bailout/rescue bill that passed Congress and was signed into law by President Bush this week. To find out more, tune into the show. For show notes and updates through the week, check out her blog at www.thinkglink.com/blog , and sign up for her free weekly newsletter on the ThinkGlink.com home page. Check out the videos at www.expertrealestatetips.net. And be sure to subscribe to her YouTube channel.
A homeowner is considering withdrawing IRA (individual retirement account) money to pay off his mortgage early. There might be tax consequences to withdrawing IRA money. Here are the pros and cons of paying off the mortgage with money from an IRA.
When you're nearing retirement should you invest in a Roth IRA or pay off your mortgage? What's the better choice? It depends on the interest rate on your mortgage and whether you can earn more by investing the money. Learn about Roth IRA investing and the benefits of paying off a mortgage early.
Today on the Ilyce Glink Show, Ilyce talked about why the real estate recession might get worse, how to save a few bucks when you fill up the tank, and whether you should borrow from your 401(k) account. She took questions from listeners about IRAs and pension plans, refinancing a vehicle with a high interest rate, Young Investor's fund from Monetta, asset diversification, buying gold and silver (Bill boasted he has had a 400 percent rate of return over 5 years), and short sales. For show notes and updates through the week, check out her blog at www.thinkglink.com/blog , and sign up for her free weekly newsletter on the ThinkGlink.com home page. Check out the videos at www.expertrealestatetips.net. And be sure to subscribe to her YouTube channel.
Today on the Ilyce Glink Show we talked taxes with our tax experts. We took a lot of calls about LLCs, the Federal and State tax extensions, and the non-deductible IRA conversions. Don't forget to check out her all-video Web site, www.expertrealestatetips.net.
This week on the Ilyce Glink Show, Ilyce updated listeners on her visit to Las Vegas for the 2008 Consumer Electronic Show. She then flew to New York for the semi-annual Inman Connect show, which is where technology and real estate meet. She also talked about the stormy financial events of the week, including the drop in the stock market, and massive financial write-downs taken by investment companies. She took calls from listeners about 401(k)s, IRAs, investing in and financing rental properties and vacant land, and home equity loans and lines of credit. Don't forget to check out her Forum for the Ilyce Glink Show notes (www.thinkglink.com/forum) and sign up for her new YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/expertrealestatetips.