Daily Archives: January 5, 2018


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There are several reasons for getting a 401(k). 401(k) tax breaks isn’t one of them. Over the last 3 years I have not had to pay federal taxes. This, because all my income is derived from capital gains and seeing as these barely put me past the 10% tax bracket, I owe 0% federal tax on these. This year preparing for taxes (2017) things look different. I started the Roth IRA conversion ladder, in the amount of $40,000. It’s a measure I have to take because my after-tax investment accounts will run dry, prior to my 401(k) withdrawal age of […]

The Myth of 401(k) Tax Breaks