10 states give you biggest bang for your real estate investing buck

10 states give you biggest bang for your real estate investing buck

Investing in real estate isn’t as simple as investing in equities. But some wealthy investors like real estate because of the potential for great returns. There are several ways to invest in property. You can become a landlord or buy a property to rehab and flip. Or you can put money into a real estate investment trust or real estate investment groups: two other ways to invest without the hassle of dealing with a tenant…

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Sitting on $11 million? Give it away to save on estate taxes

Sitting on $11 million? Give it away to save on estate taxes

“The higher exemption is a boon for people with large estates,” said D’Addio, referring to individuals with estates that are near or over the $11.18 million exemption. By making gifts in their lifetime, these people move wealth and its appreciation out of their estate, reducing the amount that’s subject to the estate tax once they die. Outsized gifts may not make as much sense for families with smaller estates, particularly those that are under $5…

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Mental tweaks give Mahmudullah batting edge

Mental tweaks give Mahmudullah batting edge

Mahmudullah has become Bangladesh clutch-hitter at crunch moments. Since early 2016, he’s also matured into a batsman who can craft tough runs, the 30-40 extra runs, that often make the difference in limited-overs cricket. This approach hasn’t really helped his poor Test form. Until his two centuries in the last three Tests, he had averaged 24.75 in 26 innings and his place was the only one, among other senior batsman, that was under scrutiny. When…

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Hope to give confidence to Thirimanne, Samarawickrama – SLC selector

Hope to give confidence to Thirimanne, Samarawickrama – SLC selector

According to the new chief selector Ashantha de Mel, Sri Lanka are hoping to give some of their out-of-favour batsmen a chance by announcing an extended 17-member touring squad for the upcoming two-Test series in New Zealand. “One of the reasons for extending the touring squad to 17 players was so that we could include the likes of [Sadeera] Samarawickrama and [Lahiru] Thirimanne,” de Mel told ESPNcricinfo. “We feel they have the potential to be…

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Here’s one way to give your kids a jump-start on their retirement

Here’s one way to give your kids a jump-start on their retirement

Parents often open savings accounts for their children. Few think of starting a retirement account for a 10-year-old. The idea isn’t so farfetched. Any parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or family friend can open a Roth individual retirement account to help a child invest for the future. Think money from tutoring, babysitting, mowing lawns or even raking leaves and shoveling snow. “It’s a great way to give kids a big head start on saving for retirement…

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Healy, Perry give Australia a shot at fourth title

Healy, Perry give Australia a shot at fourth title

Australia 142 for 5 (Healy 46, Lanning 31, Haynes 25*) beat West Indies 71 (Taylor 16, Perry 2-2, Gardner 2-15, Kimmince 2-17) by 71 runs Ellyse Perry celebrates a wicket with her teammates¬†IDI via Getty Images Meg Lanning’s side is on a mission to ensure Australia’s 2018 isn’t remembered just for ‘Elite Honesty’ or the Newlands ball tampering fiasco. They vaulted into their fifth final, giving themselves a shot at a fourth title with a…

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Israel’s Netanyahu to give statement amid signs of early election

Israel’s Netanyahu to give statement amid signs of early election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make a televised statement on Sunday after making a last-ditch effort to avoid the collapse of a coalition government weakened by the resignation of his defense minister. Netanyahu, head of the right-wing Likud party, has met over the past few days with coalition partners, some of whom have called for an early election. Political pundits predict a snap vote could come as soon as March, instead of November as…

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People who’ve had their student debt forgiven give their advice

People who’ve had their student debt forgiven give their advice

Matt Tremel Saxophonist, U.S. Navy The Education Department forgave Tremel’s $14,000 in student debt earlier this year. “I was ecstatic,” he said. His advice might sound a little cynical. “You can’t trust anybody who tells you something,” he said. For example, Tremel verified, via the Education Department’s website, all of the information he received from his lender. He says you should do the same. The public service loan forgiveness requirements: Your loans must be federal…

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UK’s May to give short Brexit statement after cabinet meeting

UK’s May to give short Brexit statement after cabinet meeting

Parbul TV | Reuters TV A still image from a video footage shows Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaking during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, in central London, Britain November 14, 2018.¬† British Prime Minister Theresa May will give a short statement to media later on Wednesday after she finishes a meeting of her senior ministers to win their approval for a draft Brexit divorce deal, a Downing Street official said. “The…

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