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Michael A
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19 votes
2 answers
5k views

If I donate depreciated stock to charity, can I deduct both the market value and the capital loss?

15 votes
11 answers
2k views

How should I save for a down payment on a house while also maxing out my retirement savings? Is that not feasible at my income level?

9 votes
7 answers
3k views

How should I pay off my private student loans that have a lot of restrictions?

8 votes
2 answers
544 views

Pros/cons of replicating a "fund of funds" with its component funds in my IRA?

7 votes
2 answers
2k views

Am I doing the math for this covered call/long put strategy correctly? What risks do I run with this strategy?

7 votes
3 answers
16k views

When writing a covered call, what's the difference between a "net debit" and a "net credit"?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

Should I make more conservative investments in my company 401(K) if I'm going to leave the job in a couple of years?

6 votes
1 answer
6k views

How do share dilution scams make money?

6 votes
1 answer
4k views

Whats the difference between a qualified and an unqualified covered call?

5 votes
3 answers
5k views

Is this the correct math for estimating federal taxes using marginal tax brackets?

5 votes
1 answer
910 views

Should I care about the expense ratio of the money market fund that holds excess cash in my brokerage account?

5 votes
1 answer
403 views

Mutual fund invests in mostly the same stuff as ETF, but has much higher expense ratio? (biotech sector)

5 votes
3 answers
2k views

Are there any consequences for investing in Vanguard's Admiral Shares funds instead of ETF's in a Roth IRA?

4 votes
1 answer
606 views

What should I be wary of when opening a savings account?

4 votes
2 answers
446 views

Paying taxes super early: is it possible to send the IRS money for my 2014 taxes even though the 2013 tax year isn't over?

4 votes
3 answers
976 views

Is there any evidence that "growth"-style indexes and growth ETFs outperform their respective base indexes?

4 votes
1 answer
184 views

Does the deductible apply to each doctor's visit separately or are the costs cumulative over the year?

3 votes
1 answer
120 views

standard method for learning more about a specific sector? (particularly biotech sector)

2 votes
1 answer
755 views

Am I doing the math for this long straddle strategy correctly?

2 votes
0 answers
97 views

Am I understanding the math of this futures contract trade correctly?

2 votes
1 answer
123 views

Are there any tax-advantaged retirement plans I can use if I'm a grad student with only stipend/fellowship income?

1 vote
1 answer
546 views

Applying additional student loan payments directly to principal while on a income-based repayment plan

1 vote
1 answer
65 views

Rolling over funds from a traditional IRA into an Individual 401(k) to avoid the pro-rata rule

1 vote
1 answer
132 views

Is it possible to use an ETF's/index's price near market close to time my investments in its corresponding mutual fund?

1 vote
1 answer
211 views

What are the risks to using a tax-free bond fund for short term savings (1-2 years)?

1 vote
2 answers
788 views

Why does Yahoo Finance's data for a Vanguard fund's dividend per share not match the info from Vanguard?