Schneider Family Finance

Roth IRAs—Is Your Income Really Too High?

In order to be able to make the full $5,500 contribution ($6,500 if over the age of 50), they need to get their MAGI below $186,000 ($118,000 for singles), which would be difficult. But I explained that we could get them closer to that number, which may allow them to at least make a partial contribution. We also talked about another potential option for them, which would allow them to fund a Roth IRA, all of which I want to share with you today. [...]

Solving The Money Problems In Your Marriage

Now, I'm not a marriage counselor, but having a financial professional who is able to clearly set out steps and guidelines to follow in order to reach agreed-upon financial goals, can lessen the number of arguments that go something like, "We can afford it!" "No, we can't!" [...]

Investing–America’s Favorite Pastime

was again thinking of one of those life lessons learned from all sports: how to deal with failure. But you know, I also realized there are a number of lessons specific to baseball that can relate to the financial world. There are similarities between America’s game and Americans’ investment habits. In honor of baseball season, I thought I would share some of those with you. [...]

Finding The Right Home For Your Money

The current economic climate is really not doing homebuyers any favors. Recent trends are showing that prices are moderately rising, and the number of people buying homes is rising as well, while the number of homes for sale is not keeping up with demand. It’s basic supply and demand. [...]

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