The number of unmarried partner households is on the rise and these couple face some unique financial planning challenges.
Because marital status plays a prominent role in financial rules, living arrangements such as non-traditional households may result in planning challenges.
With tax reform proposals from the White House and the new Congress likely to spark debate, any potential tax code changes will face close scrutiny. Today, tax-efficient planning strategies take on heightened importance. When planning in 2015, consider these five strategies that may help investors mitigate their tax bills. 1. Invest in municipal bonds to
With the introduction of higher tax rates for some taxpayers in 2013 and ongoing tax-reform debate in Washington, it is essential for any comprehensive financial plan to include tax smart planning strategies. Specific income thresholds will trigger the new 3.8% Medicare surtax, income phase-out of itemized deductions, or the highest marginal tax rate. These five