The US stock market has had one of its most consistent performances through the first six months in history, yet there have been challenges bubbling beneath the surface. We break down the investment results of the first six months and share our perspective for the rest of 2021 in this episode of the Wise Money Show!
Season 6 Episode 47
Traditionally the 529 Plan has had a singular purpose: paying for college. Now the rules have changed and you have more options. What are the new ways you can use a 529 plan, and should you consider them as well? We’ll explain that and more in this hour of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 46
The Coronavirus Related Distribution from a qualified retirement plan has a very unique feature in that you can pay it back within 3 years as if you never took the money out in the first place. If you took a coronavirus-related distribution last year, you have some special tax planning options with it over the next few years. We’ll explain and help you make a great decision on this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 45
What role, if any, should Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies play in your financial life and financial plan? Is the attention worth it and you should get in early on this investment while you can...or is this pure speculation and you’re better off ignoring all of the hype? We’re sharing our perspective and more this hour on Wise Money.
Season 6 Episode 44
What is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist coverage and is it important to have on your Umbrella policy? We're going to explain what all of that means and then help you determine if it's necessary for your situation on this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 43
Can you buy a house using your 401(k)? What about your IRA? As the housing market is surging, more people are wondering what the rules are for using their retirement money for a down payment. We're covering those rules and reviewing your options in this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 42
The Roth IRA is one of the most versatile financial instruments available. While it gets a lot of attention, it also has some very strange rules that come along with it. We're sharing our top 5 obscure rules about the Roth IRA that you need to know and answering listener questions on this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 41
This week we’re discussing the creative financial planning strategies for those of you looking to retire before age 59 ½. Where can you get access to cash and avoid the 10% early withdrawal penalty? We share our ideas in this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 40
Long-term financial success is much more attainable if you start on the right track. Therefore, once graduating high school, how do you financially navigate your three choices of what to do next? Each of these choices has different financial ramifications, so we want to help you, or your son or daughter, succeed financially by getting started on the right path. That and more in this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 39
Despite the Federal Reserve downplaying inflation, prices appear to be rising rapidly. What’s the truth about inflation, is it going to be a huge concern, and what should you be doing with your money? We are covering that and more in this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 38