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Traditional IRA vs ROTH IRA for 2018?

This week, we are going through an end of year personal finance checklist.

Yesterday we talked about tax loss harvesting to help save you money in taxes from your investments.

Today we are staying on the topic of taxes and looking at the difference between a ROTH IRA and a Traditional IRA. And helping you decide whether you should save money on taxes today with a traditional IRA contribution, or whether you should contribute to a ROTH and get the tax savings in the future.

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Matt Hylland
“Will the elections have an impact on the stock market?”

This week, politics will be dominating the headlines, and without a doubt, I guarantee you will be reading a headline over the next day or two prophesizing stock market doom should a certain scenario occur. Today’s question is on just that concern.

Today’s Question is:

“Will the elections have an impact on the stock market?”.

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Matt Hylland
Alternative Investments to Stocks - Round 4: MLPs

As a reminder, this week we are looking at alternative investments to common stocks to hopefully help add some diversification to your portfolio.

So far, we have covered REITs, or real estate investment trusts, preferred shares, and convertible bonds. You can go to hyllandcapital.com/ask to listen to previous recordings and read the audio transcripts.

Today, we’re looking at MLPs, or master limited partnerships.

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Matt Hylland
“How often is there a stock market correction?”

We are in the middle of a stock market correction, which has the talking heads on TV excited, and investors beginning to get anxious. Our question today is on the topic of just how common this month’s action is.

The question is:

“How often is there a stock market correction?”

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Matt Hylland
“What is the best bond investment for rising interest rates?”

The last month has been a tough one for investors. But what has been most shocking to many is that their bond investments have declined along with the stock market due to rising interest rates. Today’s question looks into how you can allocate your bond investments to better reduce risk in your overall investment portfolio.

Today’s question is:

“What is the best bond investment for rising interest rates?”

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Matt Hylland