We are planning to get our kitchen remodeled, so we've allowed a big balance to accumulate in our bank account. We're not making very rapid progress on soliciting quotes on the remodel, due to our own ...
I'm currently investing in a low-cost index fund and wonder what's the point of opening an IRA (either Roth or traditional). The big con of IRA is that you can't withdraw before retirement age ...
On this page I've found the following statement: Taxes on actively managed funds can be considerably higher than those on index funds. Why is that the case? Since both fund types consist of ...
Tax-managed index funds defer capital-gains distributions by, among other things, offsetting capital gains with losses and deviating from their underlying indexes to avoid having to sell appreciated ...
I owned VGTSX for years now but only in year 2011 was it a requirement for me to file taxes. Can I claim foreign tax credit carryovers for past years even though I didn't file taxes during those ...
I would like to invest in ETF Index funds. Vanguard funds have cheapest MER, around 0.2% and it was my initial choice, but then I've learned about some tax complications which I still don't ...
Assuming one is looking for a fairly high-risk, high-reward investment, what are the advantages and disadvantages of a diversified stock portfolio (e.g. an S&P 500 index fund) vs. a diversifed ...