Natalie Brown

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How the new tax law creates a ‘perfect storm’ for Roth IRA conversions

For years I’ve lectured about the wonderfulness of Roth IRAs. While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes one negative change for Roth IRAs, they are still pretty wonderful. Here’s what you need to know about Roth IRAs and especially Roth IRA conversions in the post-TCJA world.<p>The two …

Retirement

These Are the Idyllic Greek Islands American Tourists Don’t Know About

You probably think you know what the Greek islands look like, and to a certain extent you do. The rocky terraces and blinding-white houses with blue …

European Travel

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

10 things to do in Santa Barbara

Within easy reach of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara is a picture perfect seaside city, with a temperature that rarely dips below the mythical Southern …

73% of Americans are Making a Big 401(k) Mistake

You don't want to make this error and cost yourself thousands.<p>Investing in a tax-advantaged retirement account is one of the best things you can do …

5 Best Day Trips from Los Angeles

When you want a quick getaway from the City of Angels.<p>The largest city in California, Los Angeles is a world-class tourist destination for its glamorous industries, idyllic weather, cultural attractions, shopping, and dining scenes. But as a popular draw year-round, visitors are bound to explore …

Forget About Bitcoin, Consider Investing in This Instead

These companies are tapping into the resources that are solving a massive global problem.<p>Cryptocurrencies like <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC-USD) are all the rage …

Investing

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Rich From Exchange Traded Funds

Yes, exchange traded funds can make you rich.<p>You probably have exposure to these funds in your 401(k), but if you're looking to access this money …

Stock Markets

T-Mobile & Sprint Merging, London Hates Uber, The Real Value of Points, Delta SEA Sky Club the “Best” & more travel news!

T-Mobile & Sprint Merging, London Hates Uber, The Real Value of Points, Delta SEA Sky Club the "Best" & more travel news! Continue reading →The post …

Lockheed Martin's laser weapon takes down 5 drones in live-fire demonstration

It was 5-0 at the US Army's White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico as a Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system shot down five unmanned drones …

Confident Fed Sets Stage for December Rate Increase

WASHINGTON — Nearly a decade after the Federal Reserve embarked on an unprecedented effort to shore up the collapsing American economy, the central bank said on Wednesday that it would begin withdrawing some of the trillions of dollars it invested in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.<p>The …

Why the "murder" of the modern energy industry is key to securing a bright future

by Tirthak Saha September 20, 2017 Op-Ed 2089<p>Energy Consumption & Cost<p>Three times in the last year, I’ve sat across a boardroom from different …

The Senate's tax bill encourages companies to bring their cash back to the US — here's which ones have the most overseas

American companies are hoarding cash like crazy — but a huge chunk of that change isn't held in the US.<p>Under the new tax bill that Senate Republicans passed in the early hours of Saturday morning, companies would be given the chance to bring home cash stored overseas at a one-time discounted …

General Electric