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I’m convinced this bowl exists for those who make way more than me and want to flex how much they make but are afraid of the stigma that comes with doing so on LinkedIn.

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Tax question for you all. I contributed 6k to Roth but went over the income limit this year. I did a recharacterization and moved all 6k plus it’s gains over to traditional. Today I just completed the… more

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Investment advice for non-Americans living in the US? Im Canadian and on a temporary visa, unsure if I see myself staying in the US long term

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I have moved out of US for job in UK and have a US citizen child.. can I open an 529 for my child with me being Non-US Citizen?

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Do any of you have a financial coach/advisor on retainer? If so, what is the pricing structure that you have set up? I found someone who I like working with but trying to determine what our payment mo… more

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What would be the smartest use of $70k in liquid assets outside of retirement accounts?

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Looking for ideas to invest a sizeable sign-on bonus

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Pre IPO investment platforms (equityzen, equitybee, our crowd, etc) and real estate investment platforms (cadre, fundrise, etc)...do people use them? How have their performances/your experiences with … more

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Thoughts on buying virtual real estate in the metaverse?

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Maxing out all retirement avenues and have paid down all debt except mortgage. What would you do with extra money at the end of each month? Invest in mutual funds? Or pay down mortgage?

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Should I max out my HSA contribution? I am maxing my 401k though. Also, if I max my HSA, can I invest say 50% and keep the other 50% for expenses?

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Thoughts on international ETFs like ixus. Seems to be wildly off pace from US Bull right now and really pulling down my overall performance.

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200k portfolio….gains of 57k and losses of 75k that I will tax loss harvest. Can’t judge how bad this is versus the fact that that amount would have grown 20%+ in an index fund. Loss isn’t great but n… more

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I need some advices. I have ~10k but not sure if I should pay on principal on the main mortgage (3.125% interest rate) or heloc (4.3%). I am not knowledgeable about investing so I thought to pay some … more

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What are you ETF recommendations for diversified ETF portfolio? I am building my portfolio with 60+% investments in ETFs. What sector tickets do you recommend? Forex FXAIX, VOO, FHLC,ARKG, ARKF? If yo… more

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How deep are y’all in crypto? I was thinking 5-6% of my profile is pretty sufficient. Split between ETH and BTC.

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I like Personal Capital except that it doesn’t allow you to link to crypto brokerages - anyone have a recommendation for another app that does?

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Just can’t stop feeling bad for losing a bid on a house I could have purchased in the prime area in Bay Area, CA. Lost it coz of one wrong decision made by me. House has already appreciated by 35k wi… more

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We want to buy our first home in LA in the next 2-3 years. As long as the market doesn’t keep exploding, the house will have to be at least $1.5M. We’re DINK and debt free. We want kids and will like… more

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Anyone with any advice about maintaining separate finances after marriage to avoid a massive spike in student loan repayment amounts? Fiancée is a PT with significant student loans. Right now she is … more

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Are you guys investing in Bitcoin today?

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Hi all, want to invest in etfs. I know there is a lot to learn, can someone point me in the right direction. I opened an account and put 10k in it, is this enough to start? Any suggestions would be ap… more

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❓Non-Taxable Housing Allowance❓ Need help negotiating a 1099 independent contractor role for myself at a new start up. Hiring Company is a C Corp. I was offered 225k salary, + equity. I want to requ… more

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Recently have been prioritizing putting more money in Roth IRA, but after reading more I realized many (most?) countries will likely not recognize this income in retirement as tax free. Any suggestion… more

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Made significantly more money this year in my partnership ($100k net) and I haven’t been saving for taxes (fml). Besides write offs for business expenses, anything else I can do? Too late for an IRA?

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I am in a single income family with a small army of children. We have enough medical bills from chronic meds and random happenings that we just do the plans that have the smallest deductible(out of po… more

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I need liquidity for an upcoming down payment for a house. I’m looking to rollover 401k from a previous employer to a self directed IRA as one of the options. Anyone has insight into pros and cons of … more

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With tech innovation stocks and crypto in bear market (20-40% down), are we at the beginning of the overall market correction?

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Thinking about investing $250 every month in shares. Any suggestions for long term investment? I max out 401K and own set of apple, Tesla, and Microsoft shares which I don’t plan to sell anytime soo… more

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Thoughts on robo advisors? Using Schwab intelligent portfolio (no advisory/management fees) that invest mostly in low cost ETFs. Wanted to ask others thoughts/insights/pointers from others that I may … more

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Asking for advice on managing investment accounts please and what type of investments make sense in each! I currently have: 1. A regular brokerage account (mixture of stocks and ETFs) 2. a separate … more

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Do you pay year end taxes on dividends received for holdings in a brokerage account, even if those dividends are reinvested? Is it inescapable that we have to pay taxes on such dividends? Or would the… more

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I was out of work and will have a particularly low income year this year. (Good news is I recently started a new job and will be back to higher income next year, thankfully. ) My question - how can I… more

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Does anyone here own a tiny home? If yes, where did you buy it from?

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Just went through my budget and black friday / holiday shopping did me dirty. I can afford it (and don’t have any debt) but just seeing it I am like AGH someone take my credit card 😩😩😩

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Should I buy a house or buy a duplex and make money off of the other unit? This would be my first house. Currently have $25k cash to buy a home and put as down payment.

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Looking for Roth 401K/IRA advice: I have $18k in my Roth IRA and will have $16K in my Roth 401K by end of the year. No balance in Trad IRA. Should I leave my $16K in Roth 401K or is there a benefit to… more

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Would it be insane to buy a 1 bd home if there’s a possibility of having a kid in the next ~3 years? Assuming we’d have to look for a 2 bd if we do have a kid and try to rent/sell the 1 bd

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