Articles under “Planning & taxes”

Are you living a healthy financial life? These posts arm you with knowledge to better manage your finances and minimize your taxes.

How To Build the Emergency Fund That’s Right for You

Even the most careful planners can lose their job or experience unusual healthcare costs. So you know you need an emergency fund — but how much of one do you need?

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Tax Time Guide: What You Need To Know About Next Year’s Taxes Right Now

Most of us only think about taxes once a year: when April starts to loom. But it’s good to get started early.

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The Miracle of Compound Interest

Compound interest is the magic force that stimulates the wild proliferation of an investment when it’s left alone for long enough — but there’s one important thing you have to do for it to work. Let us explain exactly how your money grows on itself.

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The Actual Value of Tax-Loss Harvesting

This past year was not kind to the financial markets, but the good news for Wealthfront clients is that tax-loss harvesting could yield tax savings to help offset some of this market downturn. As a matter of fact, we did more harvesting in the last year than at any time in our six years of offering the capability.

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