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My wife and want to buy a house, but prices in the area we want are $450,000+ and very competitive (we will not go elsewhere). She just finished school and we are making $115,000 a year, we have about $20,000 available for a down payment but would like to be at 20% down. Should we rent and save until we have 20% down plus reserves and closing costs, or should we...
Submitted Jan 3, 2013
Submitted Jan 2, 2013
I am 59 1/2 years old, nearing retirement. My husband and I are in good financial shape to retire at 64 however I have a small $35,000 Roth IRA & considering using it to buy rental property through a self-directed IRA. Our financial planner is skeptical. What is your opinion?
Submitted Dec 30, 2012
Submitted Dec 29, 2012
I''m 46 and opened an IRA two years ago and have left the funds in the Fidelity MM gaining no interest to speak of due to fearing how to aloocte the investment. Please tell me what simple resources I can utilize to allocate the funds--about $8k due to tax restricting me on how much I can invest due to my income--about $115 annually.
Submitted Dec 29, 2012
How much is saved by buying a business vehicle before the end of the year. I understand that there is currently a better depreciation schedule.
Submitted Dec 27, 2012
Submitted Dec 25, 2012
I plan on transferring to a college in PA in Sept.2013. But I cannot become an official student until I transfer over my official transcript. The only thing is, I owe my old school $5,000 and I have no credit history and my cosigner has a credit score that the bank won''t accept so I cannot get a school loan to pay it off. The bank/credit union says the only way I...
Submitted Dec 23, 2012
For the 529 plan for the college. If I open account for my daughter. She is 7 years old. When it is time she is going to college. Her college is not in US but other country like Asia or Europe. Can she still use the money? Both of us is working on the education industry. It is likely that she might be go to college free or reduction tuition rate. In this...
Submitted Dec 21, 2012
Hello , I browsed your website , and i didn't seem to find the answer to my case . Here is my case in a nutshell . I used to work in US and used to have P Visa that allowed me to work ,and I payed taxes 3 years straight . I also had an apartment that I signed a lease for . ( rented not owned ) I had to leave for 6-7 month abroad as I got another ...
Submitted Dec 19, 2012