Opinion | Peter Thiel’s Taxes Aren’t the Real Story

ProPublica resorts to padding to make its use of stolen tax data look like ‘important’ journalism. The latest tax reporting extravaganza from ProPublica reminds me of the Steve Martin routine that began, “You too can have a million dollars and never pay taxes. . . . First, get a million dollars.” Why does Peter Thiel, subject of…

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How to get $100,000 in annual tax-free income during retirement

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KEY POINTS A Roth account is a straightforward way to save retirement money that won’t be taxed. However, it’s not the only way. You may need to use a combination of strategies to get the amount of tax-free income you want. It’s a sure bet that no one — regardless of age — enjoys handing…

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5 Steps You Could Take to Retire With Peace of Mind

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Enjoy the Next Chapter of Your Life in Peace BY NEWSWEEK AMPLIFY ON 4/22/21 AT 8:00 AM EDT re you looking forward to the days when you no longer have to work? Retirement may be good motivation to work harder now for a more comfortable life later on, but are you really ready for it? 5 Steps…

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How to File Your Taxes for Free in 2021

As if doing your taxes wasn’t irritating enough, it often ends up costing you money. Tax prep and unexpected fees basically go hand in hand. But if you’re paying to submit your federal return this year, save your cash — you can probably file for free. The IRS estimates that some 70% of Americans, or roughly 100 million taxpayers,…

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5 Tips to Stay Focused on Your Financial Goals in 2021

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It’s time to identify your fiscal aspirations and stay focused on achieving them. This is the fourth in a series of original columns for Entrepreneur.com by Laura D. Adams that will publish two Mondays a month. And don’t forget to purchase a copy of Adams’ latest book for Entrepreneur Press, Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers, via Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Bookshop | IndieBound. If you’re like…

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Self-Employed? Here’s What You Need To Know About Retirement Planning

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In 2019, more than 16 million American workers were self-employed. This year, the coronavirus pandemic has forced even more Americans to become their own bosses. Although there are positives to building your own business, juggling the responsibilities that come with it can make it difficult to plan for retirement. There are many reasons retirement plans are often pushed…

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Avoid these mistakes when divvying up assets in a divorce

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KEY POINTS Even if two assets appear to have the same value, taxes can make one worth less than the other at the time of valuation. The cost basis of any given asset is a key measurement and should be determined up front, experts say. Even if you have an attorney and financial advisor advocating…

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