Mutual Funds

Can I buy real estate in my IRA?

Can I buy real estate in my IRA? You cannot buy a personal residence in your IRA but you can buy other properties. For most people, it is either not practical or not a good idea. Here a few of those reasons: If the rules are not followed properly and a “prohibited transaction” occurs, the…

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Can I convert a 401(k) to a Roth IRA?

Can I convert a 401(k) to a Roth IRA? Before we look at whether you can convert a 401(k) to a Roth IRA, it is important to consider if a conversion to any type of Roth account is wise in the first place. When you convert to a Roth account, usually all of the amount…

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Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo wins prestigious national award

Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo Recognized by Schwab Advisor Services with 2019 Trailblazer IMPACT AwardTM   November 4, 2019 – (Orlando) – Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC was honored today by Schwab Advisor Services with the 2019 Trailblazer IMPACT AwardTM. The firm was recognized for its efforts to improve the quality of advice, raise the bar for ethics…

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Should I buy or sell foreign stocks given today’s conditions?

Should I buy or sell foreign stocks given today’s conditions? Today’s Q&A combines two related questions into one, “Should I buy or sell foreign stocks given today’s conditions?” The first question is from Lou, “I see that the PE ratios on foreign stocks are a lot less than with U.S. stocks. Should I be buying…

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Will the election cause a market crash?

Will the election cause a market crash? On June 18, no one in our Orlando office came to work. They didn’t go on strike or play hooky – their absence was planned. Why would we not have anyone in the office? Because we were encouraged to stay away from downtown due to the increased traffic…

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What do I do if I miss my required minimum distribution?

What do I do if I miss my Required Minimum Distribution? Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) are just that – required. The penalty for failing to take a RMD on time is 50% of the amount of the RMD. That’s one of the harshest penalties in the tax code. Miss a $20,000 RMD and you’ll owe…

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