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by williamskent
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: TaxAct problems? Anyone have success with a return which includes "backdoor" Roth reporting?
Replies: 62
Views: 4754

Re: TaxAct problems? Anyone have success with a return which includes "backdoor" Roth reporting?

I'm using TaxAct online and am having this same problem when entering my nondeductible TIRA contribution of $5500; the program crashes by going into a perpetual "saving" mode.

Thank you to those who have posted.

I will check back in to share or learn if TaxAct fixes the problem.
by williamskent
Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: TIRA basis question
Replies: 3
Views: 422

Re: TIRA basis question

Thank you to those who responded.
by williamskent
Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: TIRA basis question
Replies: 3
Views: 422

TIRA basis question

Hello forum members, I have been doing backdoor Roths since 2011. In 2012, for some reason I can't now understand, I put $5000 into a TIRA and then rolled it over as soon as possible into a Roth IRA. The $5000 had dropped to $4993 in value in the days between TIRA funding and Roth conversion. I gues...
by williamskent
Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: small growth appears to outperform small value?
Replies: 23
Views: 2525

small growth appears to outperform small value?

Hello everyone, Over the past 3, 5, and 10 year periods, a 10K growth chart of small cap growth (VISGX), small cap value (VISVX), large cap value (VIVAX), and large cap growth (VWUSX) shows greater returns for small cap growth than for small cap value, and, as expected, both small cap funds show hig...
by williamskent
Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Greetings and ? re: backdoor Roth
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: Greetings and ? re: backdoor Roth

Thank you for your input - I appreciate it.
Alex
by williamskent
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Greetings and ? re: backdoor Roth
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Greetings and ? re: backdoor Roth

Hello everyone, and Happy New Year. I'm relatively new to investing and I'm new to this blog. This past July I started my first "real" job with a paycheck after a decade of medical training. I've read Beth Kobliner's "Get a Financial Life" and I am reading your Bible, "Guide to Investing". I've read...