Tax Free Monies in Retirement syndicated financial columnist – Steve Savant & Jamie Hibbard

1/30/2017

Predictable Income from an Unpredictable Source

Income Not from an Annuity, Bond Interest or Stock Dividends

Even with the Fed’s interest rate hike last year, the interest rate environment remains relatively flat. Seniors have suffered disproportionately as traditional interest rate markets have generated little to no returns when you factor in real inflation. The secondary market may be an option for better income rates.

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1/27/2017

Options for Passive Real Estate Holdings

There’s More to the Bottom Line of a Real Estate Portfolio

Real estate investing is not just property, but all the ancillary items in the real estate environment that go with it. Some people buy options because they want to profit from the spread. Their goal is not to own a stock or index, just to make money off the option. Watch the interview with best selling author, real estate economist and talk show host of the Real Wealth show Kathy Fettke.

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1/26/2017

The Type of Property Is a Huge Consideration

What Makes Sense: Commercial, Multi Family or Single Family Properties?

Doing your homework to determine what type of real estate you want to own is important because it can be difficult to manage and understand all three property types. Watch the interview with best selling author, real estate economist and talk show host of the Real Wealth show Kathy Fettke.

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1/25/2017

Real Estate Investing & the Passive Investor

Being a Hands On Landlord is Not a Requirement in Owning Real Estate

The combination of real estate appreciation, tax incentives and predictable income is the trifecta of real estate ownership. But do you want the hassle of being the rent collector and the maintenance overseer, or the possible
poor PR of being the landlord?

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1/24/2017

Real Estate Investing Must Be A Location Sensation

But Location is More Than Just Buying a Pricey Address

Sometimes buy and hold real estate is not a priority. Real estate flippers, those who buy, fix and sell real estate quickly, are looking for fast returns. Professional flippers know what they’re doing. It is not for the faint of heart.

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1/23/2017

Investing in Real Estate Takes Center Stage with Trump Election

Investing in Real Estate Takes Center Stage with Trump Election

Real estate is a tangible asset. If you own real estate in your local community, you can drive by it. You can take pictures of it. You can collect income from it. If Trump made billions on real estate the least you can do is make millions with the right location and the holding power to hang on to it. Watch the interview with best-selling author, real estate economist and talk show host of the Real Wealth show, Kathy Fettke.

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1/19/2017

Is Your Money Searching for Sanctuary?

Safe Money Positions May Give You Shelter Against Turbulent Times

Understanding Your Psychonomics Risk Could Change the Way You Invest

In the old days, a retiree could generate 4 to 6 percent from their bank CDs, but those days are gone and may return in our lifetime. And as the Fed moves rates up, what little luster bonds had possessed is marred by their values going down. There’s no silver bullet in opening up offshore accounts or banking on gold to bail you out.

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1/18/2017

Tax Payers Need to Become Gamers of the Tax System

Proactive Tax Management Can Keep More Money in Your Pocket

There are three basic tax strategies: one, know your tax bill, two, know the income that’s included in the provisional income test for Social Security and three, know the three tax categories.

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