If you haven’t discussed your parents’ long-term financial goals with them, you aren’t alone.
I received a joint ownership of my father’s house about 10 years ago with my sister. She always lived there. I share no expenses and she and my dad pay all the bills. We plan to sell the home after our father passes. Can I give her my half, so we don’t face taxes?
You’ve invested in a 401(k), made contributions for decades and finally are ready to withdraw–or take distributions, in retirement-plan speak. However, you now have to pay taxes on what you take out, effectively reducing your nest egg. What to do? Here are several ways to minimize taxes on withdrawals.