Gains

18 Articles total.
Strong Housing Gains Driving Economic Growth

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Consumer spending, increased investment and a hot housing market have led the UK economy to beat first quarter predictions. The GDP is up almost 3% from last year at the same time and is 2.8% higher than earlier forecasts had expected...

Insurance Against Rising Mortgage Payments

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

There's good news for those shocked by rising payments on interest-only and adjustable-rate mortgages. It's possible an insurance product may help eliminate some of the stress. Interest-only loans and adjustable-rate mortgages, made popular when interest rates dipped below 5 percent, made low monthly payments possible even when borrowers put little or no money down...

Trend: Companies Strengthen Stance Against Smoking

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Companies today are increasingly looking for ways to cut expenses and improve profit margins. Among their greatest expenses are fringe benefit costs associated with employee health care. As such, many are looking at how the lifestyle habits of their employees - such as smoking - are affecting their bottom line...

1031 Exchange and Tenancy-in-Common: Seeking the Right Advisor to Achieve TIC Investment Objectives

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

A long-established section in the federal tax code, section 1031, allows real estate investors to sell property that has been held for investment purposes and defer capital gains and depreciation recapture taxes if they acquire "like-kind" exchange property of equal or greater value and reinvest all of their equity...

The Third Step You Have to Take to Get Rich In the Stock Market!

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

This step is really important and most people just don†t get it. Listen carefully — you have to deferred, avoid, and reduce capital gains taxes to the bare minimum! Well, how do I do that you ask? The best thing to do of course is to completely avoid capital gains taxes...

Logbook Loans-Instant Approval of Cash

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Introduction: Many a times in our life we go for loans. Some urgent expenses mat lead to you to loans. You know various types of loans. But, do you know you can borrow a loan by using a logbook. Yes, it is true, n ow you can take log book loans...

Home Appreciation and Capital Gains

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

The last seven years has seen tremendous appreciation in home prices. This brings up the issue of home capital gains tax issues for people when they sell. Home Appreciation and Capital Gains Owning home is considered part of the American Dream...

More Return On Equity For Your Investment Property Dollar

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Few would deny that real estate is a solid investment. It provides an attractive combination of stability, reliable cash flow, preservation of principal and capital appreciation. However, many investment property owners nearing retirement find themselves in a quandary...

More Things to Consider When Selling Your Home

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Making the decision to sell is a serious one. To make the best decision, you need to give some thought to a number of issues. Here are a few you should consider. More Things to Consider When Selling Your Home As the red hot real estate market cools a bit, sellers must return to the basic fundamentals of selling a home to get the job done...



Real Estate Owners Should Plan Now Before Tax Breaks Expire

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Few can say that the U.S. income tax code is easy to navigate. To complicate matters further, taxpayers need to plan ahead to take advantage of recently enacted tax breaks that are scheduled to sunset at some point between now and December 31, 2010...

Refinance Rental Property - Don't Sell It

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

You own a rental property for years, and never see the "big pay-off." Is it time to cash in on your investment, now that you've paid down the mortgage, and values are up? Maybe not. The Problem With Selling Selling means you'll have to pay a large capital gains tax...

Refinancing Real Estate Investments

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Why should you consider refinancing real estate investments instead of selling them? Maybe you've owned a rental property for years, you've paid down the mortgage, the value is up, and you want to cash in on that equity...

Capital Assets – Gains and Losses for Taxes

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Capital is a unique term when it comes to taxes. If it gains value, you pay a tax. If it loses it, you can write at least some of the loss off. Capital Assets – Gains and Losses for Taxes Practically everything you own is a capital asset...

Use The Same Techniques The Rich And Famous To Avoid Taxes!

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

You've probably read in the newspapers of various celebrities and successful business who manage to avoid or at least substantially reduce their UK taxes – whilst a significant proportion of the general public are paying close to 50% of their income in tax...

Year End Investment Ideas and Tax Strategies

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

First thing Monday morning I'm going to march into my boss's office and demand a pay cut so that I'll be in a lower tax bracket next year. Of course that's ridiculous, but isn't it about the same as the financial community's "Conventional Wisdom" (CW) for year-end tax planning? What about the long-term nature of investing, or the merits of that investment they felt so strongly about in July? What are their motivations, and what discipline thought up these strategies in the first place? Clearly there are many questions that require answers, but as investors, it should be crystal clear that the object of the investment exercise is to make money...

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