Thu, 16 Feb 2017
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Inefficient contributions and withdrawals and poorly timed asset purchases are among the many common tax-related blunders, but Morningstar's Christine Benz offers solutions to avoid such pitfalls.
Investors who build tax diversification, get savvy with RMDs, mind state taxes , and avoid the 'tax torpedo' can lighten their tax loads considerably in retirement, says Morningstar's Christine Benz .
Morningstar's Christine Benz offers insight on navigating required minimum distributions, including the case for waiting late in the year and donating directly to charity.
In this presentation, Christine Benz discusses steps investors can take today--including tax-loss harvesting and portfolio repositioning--to manage their tax bills in 2016.
Retirement - plan investing patterns have moved closer to what experts say are ideal asset allocations, but pre- retirees remain more inactive than they should be, says Vanguard's John Ameriks.
Morningstar's Christine Benz discusses how to improve your take-home return by reducing the drag of unnecessary tax exposure.
A flexible withdrawal strategy, diversification across account types, and targeted Roth conversions can limit the tax drag for retirees , says Morningstar's Christine Benz .
Taxable accounts can play a key role for investors, so long as they are careful about what investments they put in and how they sequence withdrawals.
February 25 - March 1: Tips , strategies, and picks for tax-wise investing.
Investors with IRA and 401(k) accounts still may end up paying foreign income taxes .
Limiting the taxation of Social Security benefits is another reason to aim for tax diversification.
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