May 10th, 2018

The Many Benefits of a Roth IRA

The Roth IRA changed the retirement savings landscape when it was established in the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 becoming a fixture in many retirement income strategies. This analysis offers a closer look at the trade-off you make when you contribute to a Roth IRA versus other types of investment accounts. When compared to a … Continue reading “The Many Benefits of a Roth IRA”

April 10th, 2018

Montgomery County’s Revenue Decline: What It Means for Everyone

It’s been awhile since the U.S. economy has been as strong as it is right now. GDP growth is up, unemployment is down and the stock market is booming. In the midst of all this economic good news, though, Montgomery County is facing a serious revenue shortfall. The county is projecting a $120 million shortfall … Continue reading “Montgomery County’s Revenue Decline: What It Means for Everyone”

March 21st, 2018

Tax Efficient Retirement Planning

Will you pay higher taxes in retirement? Do you have a lot of money in a 401(k) or a traditional IRA? If so, you may receive significant retirement income. Those income distributions, however, will be taxed at ordinary income tax rates.  If you have saved and invested well, you may end up retiring at your … Continue reading “Tax Efficient Retirement Planning”

December 19th, 2017

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: How Will the Bill Effect You?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 hasn’t been formally ratified by the U.S. House and Senate, but with votes scheduled for the House this afternoon and the Senate late tonight, the bill will likely be sent to the President’s desk by tomorrow morning. As you probably know, the House and Senate versions were … Continue reading “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: How Will the Bill Effect You?”

December 13th, 2017

End-of-the-Year Money Moves

What has changed for you in 2017? Did you start a new job or leave a job behind? Did you retire? Did you start a family? If notable changes occurred in your personal or professional life, then you will want to review your finances before this year ends and 2018 begins. Even if your 2017 … Continue reading “End-of-the-Year Money Moves”

November 9th, 2017

A Breakdown of the New Tax Legislation

Chances are, you’ve heard that tax “reform” is right around the corner. First, the White House released its tax legislation wish list. Now the House Republicans have released a proposal called the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” which fleshes out some of the details. The House bill would reduce the number of tax brackets from … Continue reading “A Breakdown of the New Tax Legislation”

May 16th, 2017

What Are Your Odds of Being Audited?

Nearly a month following the 2016 federal income tax filing deadline.

April 28th, 2017

A New Tax Break for Montgomery County Seniors and Military Retirees

Are you a Montgomery County resident age 65 or older or a military retiree age 65 or older? If so, you may be eligible for a 20% tax credit on your Montgomery County property taxes if you meet certain criteria. On March 7, 2017, the Montgomery County Council passed the Property Tax Credit for Elderly … Continue reading “A New Tax Break for Montgomery County Seniors and Military Retirees”

March 21st, 2017

Tips for Rollovers and Withdrawals from Employer Retirement Plans and IRAs

Have you recently changed jobs or retired?  Not sure what to do with your retirement savings plan?  If so, we suggest completing either a direct transfer to your new job’s retirement plan or requesting an IRA rollover – a common and useful financial move – so you don’t leave your money behind. Rollovers between workplace … Continue reading “Tips for Rollovers and Withdrawals from Employer Retirement Plans and IRAs”

February 9th, 2017

Kendall Capital’s 2017 Financial To-Do List

Now is a good time to think about the investing, saving, or budgeting methods you could employ toward specific objectives. What financial, business, or life priorities do you need to address for 2017? We provide our list of a few “To-Dos” for the year that might prove useful: Can you contribute more to your retirement … Continue reading “Kendall Capital’s 2017 Financial To-Do List”