This week, Raghav’s top reads are all about taxes – what the new tax reform could mean for you when filing your tax return, what you should be doing if you own cryptocurrencies and a Read more…
Self-employed workers face different risks, rewards, and challenges than their full-time counterpart--including freedom to pick and choose projects, as well as the risks of a shifting marketplace. If you’re planning to leap into the freelance economy, here’s a look at what planners and professionals in the field recommend you consider.
Faced with high healthcare costs and a low-paying gig economy, millennials are realizing that they can earn the same amount of money with online jobs, but in international cities where everything is a third of the price. How are their finances changing as a result?
The Health Savings Account (HSA) is the MVP of tax-advantaged accounts because it offers three valuable tax savings benefits. It allows for a tax-deductible contribution, tax-free growth and tax-free withdrawals for qualified expenses.
In this week’s top reads post we’ve summarized a few of the most-shared articles from GuideVine CEO, Raghav Sharma’s Twitter and LinkedIn profiles. A few topics below include how to avoid mistakes when hiring a Read more…
Yahoo! recently highlighted a study commissioned by GuideVine that shows many Americans in their thirties are sorely lacking in knowledge when it comes to basic financial terms. The majority of people could not appropriately define common financial terms and admit the most common financial mistake is not saving enough.
It takes guts to run a business--but it also takes a firm grasp on how different businesses function if you’re going to succeed as an entrepreneur. Depending on your line of work, your income projections and tax bracket, and whether you plan to take on corporate partners or hire staff (full-time or freelance), you face several choices--each with broad implications on your personal financial picture.
MSN shares the recent study commissioned by GuideVine found a majority of the Americans 30 don't understand basic finances. This includes knowing how inflation works, how a 401k works, the importance of sticking to a budget and saving.
GuideVine was recently featured in the New York Post highlighting a study commissioned by GuideVine showing many Americans are sorely lacking knowledge in personal finance. 64 percent of respondents had never sought financial advice before, which may be because only 49 percent of people polled believe that financial advisers are trustworthy.
GuideVine was featured on DailyMail.co.uk for a recent study they conducted on the financial literacy and long term financial planning goals for Americans. According to new research, commissioned by GuideVine - a service matching people with financial advisors - focused on 1,000 people age 30 and over.
Real estate is practically a rite of passage in America, with home ownership easily considered a classic milestone marking adulthood and success. However, under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, changes in property tax deductions may shift would-be owners’ approach to the market and existing owners deductions at tax time.
Two income households are are in a great position to gain a firm financial footing. Living on one income is a great way to accelerate debt repayment, saving and investing.
As U.S. stocks have outperformed developed international and emerging-markets stocks in recent years, more people are questioning the benefit of investing outside of the United States. This is an important question, and we acknowledge that Read more…
The sooner you can give back the sooner you can help to change the world. Here’s how you can start giving back smartly today.
This week’s top reads have been compiled with the holiday season and year end in mind. Whether you’re in the midst of holiday shopping, thinking about your New Year’s resolutions, or planning to minimize your Read more…
While taxes are due in April for calendar 2017, certain gestures must be made before 2017 ends. Freelancers should make sure to open retirement accounts (SEP IRA) by 12/31, even though they have until mid-April to fund them. Freelancers should also review income from 2017 to see if it’s trending higher or lower, and whether that might impact taxes. Mitigation strategies in an up year might include adding funds to a retirement account or HSA, which can help lower adjusted income.
Raghav has collected some great educational pieces on personal finance for this week’s top reads post. First, we have two articles about the best person to handle your personal finances for the long term – Read more…