This makes absolutely no sense to me. Peeking is merely peeking.selftalk wrote:I for one do not believe peeking at your portfolio is harmless. The temptation to think and change something is great and it will work against you as we are emotional beings.
Taxes and charity are basically the same thing.livesoft wrote:^ Easy: Donate significant amounts to charity. One's itemized deductions never go to zero.
That's like saying water is not wet!gkaplan wrote:That's not dollar cost averaging. That's periodic investing.555 wrote:Every paycheck.rahulkhot wrote:What is the ideal duration for dollar cost averaging? Every day, month or quarter.
Please do. I'd be curious to hear if this really works. I wonder where the 5% comes from.amitb00 wrote:I did not know SM card gets 5% at Walmart. I will try at mine and report back
I don't see what would be pushing you up into that tax bracket.bobk100 wrote:I would like to convert as much of my traditional IRA to a Roth IRA as possible because at age 70 the RMD plus my SS benefit will put me in the 28% tax bracket.
That depends on some variables we don't have.bobk100 wrote: Am I better off from a tax perspective focusing on maximizing the 0% tax rate or doing partial Roth conversions at 15% tax rate as a means to keep my future tax rate lower when I have to take RMDs?
And if not, you can use them as soft comfortable furniture in your shelter under a bridge.DJB wrote:I respectfully disagree with this. I've invested my entire nest egg in Beanie Babies and as soon as the market recovers, it will be smooth sailing into retirement.