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How To Make Money In A Low Interest Rate Environment

With the steadily declining interest rates of the 21st century, you may be wondering what to do with your money when interest rates are low. This trend is seen starkly when you compare the 6% rate of the US federal funds rate at the beginning of 2000 to the rate as of December 2020: 0.09%. The Federal Reserve estimates that rates will most likely remain near zero until at least 2023. If you are a retiree, this can impact your investments and cause concern. Let’s look at a few options you may have in a low interest rate environment to make the most of your money.

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Section 1202 Small Business Stock Gain Exclusion

Whether you are familiar with or have never heard of Section 1202, this benefit may be of interest to you as an investor. With recent changes by Congress, Section 1202 helps start-ups and other small businesses gain investors, since it essentially creates the ability for investors to make a fully tax-exempt profit. Many investors are interested in both helping small businesses and helping themselves by keeping in mind Section 1202 as they structure their investments. Let’s examine what Section 1202 is, and how it may be of interest to you.

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How Do I Know if I Need to Pay Quarterly Taxes?

Have you Googled the commonly asked question, “How do I know if I need to pay quarterly taxes?” In short, if you have untaxed income or you’re not having enough withheld from your paycheck, you need to pay estimated quarterly taxes. But there is a lot more to that statement that taxpayers need to understand in order to pay estimated quarterly taxes correctly. Let’s dive deeper and review who exactly needs to pay quarterly taxes, how to pay them, and the penalty for unpaid taxes.

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What Investors Can Learn From Cryptocurrency

With the rise of the internet era and the rapid advancement of technology, cryptocurrencies have quickly become a playground for individuals and serious investors alike. For newcomers to the field, it can be confusing and complicated to figure out what’s going on and what moves to make. Let’s take a look at some of the lessons you can learn from the cryptocurrency trend and examine what digital assets and digital currencies are.

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What Crypto Should I Buy in 2021?

If you’re coming to this blog, you’re probably wondering, “Which is the best cryptocurrency to invest in in 2021?” But before we dive into what you should be investing in, it's important to note that cryptocurrency is only one type of digital currency on the market.

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How To Invest in Cryptocurrency

Since the mid-2000s, digital currency has been increasing in popularity. In fact, in April 2021, the value of the digital currency market as a whole hit $2 trillion for the first time. So if you’ve been wondering “should I invest in cryptocurrency or digital assets,” now is a great time to explore all the options.

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