Articles in Taxes

Kiplinger

Taxes on Scholarships

My daughter received a full scholarship to college, including tuition and room and board. Will any of the money be taxable? K.M., Kokomo, Ind. Unfortunately, yes. Scholarships are tax free up to... Read >>

Kiplinger

Burger King Shareholders Can Dodge a Whopper of a Tax Bill

The latest in a string of U.S. companies buying foreign firms so they can skirt the IRS marries a burger and fries icon (Burger King) with coffee and donut icon (Tim Hortons). When the new firm... Read >>

Kiplinger

How 6 Types of Retirement Income Are Taxed

One of the biggest mistakes retirees make when calculating their living expenses is forgetting how big a bite state and federal taxes can take out of savings. And how you tap your accounts can... Read >>

ETFguide

6 Really Bad and Sad Portfolio Types

We live in a Golden Era of misaligned investment portfolios. These are rogue, poorly designed portfolios (401k, IRA, Roth IRA, UGMA, 529 plans, etc.) that are architecturally unsound. And for... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

Market Edge Report: Stock buybacks

Market Edge Report empowers the self directed investor . Each report investigates a single market metric in depth. We don't just give you numbers, we show you where to find them yourself, suggest... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

Burger King: Goodbye America, hello $1.9 billion!

Tax inversion is all the rage on Wall Street these days, and Burger King Worldwide's ( BKW ) intended merger with Tim Hortons is a text book example. The way the strategy works, a large American... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

In the news: Burger King looks North, Roche to buy InterMune and more

Monday headlines include Burger King bidding to become Canadian, Roche making an offer for InterMune, shareholders pressuring Ann Inc. to sell itself, Allergan shareholders calling for a... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

Seven signs of the Stockpocalypse

There are three things that will always arouse warnings of an imminent stock market crash when the market goes up, when the market goes down, and when the market stays flat. It is, no doubt,... Read >>

ETFguide

Portfolio Report Card: A Smartly Built $1.2 Million Investment Account

Trick question What does the optimal investment portfolio look like? Do you know? For example, is it the portfolio with the best performing 5 star rated fund managers of yesteryear? Is it the... Read >>

ETFguide

Portfolio Report Card: A $408,303 Retirement Account Stuck in First Gear

World class investment portfolios deliberately minimize taxes and investment costs. Likewise, a well built portfolio is handcrafted to perfectly match the unique investor personality of the... Read >>

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