With house prices going up, it is likely to become more common to have a mortgage in retirement. Should you avoid having a mortgage in retirement? What strategies should you consider to pay off your mortgage near or in early retirement? We are covering that and more in this episode of the Wise Money Show.
Season 7 Episode 32
When you are moving, it’s imperative that you act fast in today’s housing market. Often times that means you start the buying process before you start the selling process of your existing home. This reversal has many people wondering where their down payment should come from for the home they are purchasing. We’ll share the top ideas on this episode of The Wise Money Show.
Season 7 Episode 24
An often misunderstood tax rule is also one that is extremely important and relevant to the average person: the tax exemption for selling your house. Is the entire sale price taxable? What if you sell a house you inherited? What does a primary or principal residence actually mean? CPA Ryan Fair joins us back on the Wise Money Show to discuss these often misunderstood rules.
Season 7 Episode 7
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
Part 2 of the biggest tax questions from the pandemic, joined once again by CPA Ryan Fair. During the pandemic, many employees shifted to working from home - can you get a write-off on your taxes for it? What about all those home DIY projects you completed? Those questions and more on this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 28
How much house can you afford? Is this just a number the bank tells you or is it a financial planning decision? As housing prices surge, it’s more important than ever to ensure you have the right clarity on how much house you can afford. We're covering that and more in this episode of Wise Money!
Season 6 Episode 23
If you've ever had a side hustle or ever thought about starting one, do you know how it will affect your taxes? It is becoming more and more common to have side income that you need to report on your tax return. Whether that is rental income from Air BNB, side income from driving Uber or Lyft, or selling items online, it is critical that you know how to handle reporting that income on your taxes. In this episode, we are talking you through the top five tax tips to help you minimize taxes for your side hustle.
Season 5 Episode 25
Season 4 Episode 38
Owning rental properties can be a valuable, lucrative, and diversifying investment. But, is it for everyone? We'll share with you our experience and advice on when you should consider it and when you should avoid it.