Articles under “taxes”

Use the Summer to Your (Tax) Advantage

Now that summer is officially here most of us are mentally sliding into vacation mode, so the last thing you want to think about is your taxes (especially since you just dealt with them!). But the summertime is also busy with a number of big life events, so it’s important to understand how the midyear

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Taking On Your Taxes

At Wealthfront, one of our goals is to help our clients be prepared for tax season as early as possible. However, if you’re like the 20% of Americans who filed their taxes last in April, you might be feeling a bit anxious if you’ve once again put them off.

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What You Need to Know

President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) into law on December 22, 2017 with most provisions becoming effective January 1, 2018. Ultimately, how the TCJA impacts each individual depends on which state you live in, your household income, how you earn your income, your family size, whether you own a home and

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Playing the Real Estate Game (part 2)

In last week’s post we provided the logic for why you should not try to invest in individual real estate properties (beyond your home) or try to pick which real estate market is likely to outperform the real estate market. This week we’ll explain how real estate as an asset class compares to alternative investments, specifically stocks. 

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