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Articles by BRUCE WILLIAMS

SMART MONEY: Accountant can help determine tax liability SMART MONEY: Accountant can help determine tax liability
1 day ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: My mortgage is paid off on a condo I’ve rented since 1991. I purchased it for $42,000 and it’s worth $150,000. I was considering selling the property to the tenant over a 5-to-8-year period. Would this help me avoid a giant capital gains hit all at once? [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Working two jobs helps catch up on savings SMART MONEY: Working two jobs helps catch up on savings
1 week ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: I started saving late in life, so now I’m playing catch-up. I am 45, have about $95,000 in a 401(k), $5,000 in a Roth and I am working a second job to bring in more money. My income is approximately $60,000 combined. [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Money invested can pay for mortgage SMART MONEY: Money invested can pay for mortgage
4 weeks ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: You have mentioned a few times we should be able to earn 5 percent on our money without much problem. I have a mortgage with five years left on it costing 3 percent. Where do you recommend I invest $100,000 for three to five years to earn more than 3 percent? [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Stolen packages spark a dispute over payment SMART MONEY: Stolen packages spark a dispute over payment
5 weeks ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: A sign posted in the lobby of my apartment building informs package delivery people not to leave packages for building residents due to the high risk of theft. Still, the delivery guys dropped a package for me that I never received. [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Lingering asset may be too small to recover SMART MONEY: Lingering asset may be too small to recover
6 weeks ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: My mother died about three years ago. She left a will leaving all of her assets to me. At the time she passed, she was living with me and my wife. Her only asset was a savings account where she had $1,000. [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Request for tax payment is likely to come soon
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SMART MONEY: Request for tax payment is likely to come soon
8 weeks ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: I have to pay the IRS $3,000 this year because I was self-employed. I already filed my taxes in April and haven’t heard anything from the IRS. Will they set up a payment plan or make me pay in full? — Reader [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Finding remnants of old 401(K) pose a challenge SMART MONEY: Finding remnants of old 401(K) pose a challenge
9 weeks ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: About 30 years ago I worked for Kmart Corp. full time for nine years. I invested in the 401(k), but quit before I was fully vested at 10 years. Upon leaving, I received a check for a few thousand dollars, which I thought was the balance of my investment. [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Lost temper makes a bad situation SMART MONEY: Lost temper makes a bad situation
11 weeks ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: I was in a medical appointment with a new physician. She read from my medical chart and it was obvious she had the chart for another person. After she told me I had had a medical procedure I never had, I questioned her and she realized her mistake. [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Working from home isn't for everybody SMART MONEY: Working from home isn't for everybody
12 weeks ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: What do you think are the benefits of working from home? — Reader [Read More]
SMART MONEY: Cost of interest is key to mortgage payment strategy SMART MONEY: Cost of interest is key to mortgage payment strategy
13 weeks ago - - BRUCE WILLIAMS
DEAR BRUCE: I am 66 years old and planning to retire this year. [Read More]
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