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Author: Patrick Melvin Jr.

Patrick D. Melvin Jr., is a Wealth Manager at Independence Advisors, LLC. Pat models client’s financial plans and works with the firm’s clients on financial planning areas such as retirement planning, investment planning and estate planning. CLICK HERE TO ASK PAT.

October 23, 2017  |  

IRS Contribution Limit Changes for 2018

The IRS recently announced changes to the contribution limits for retirement plans effective starting 2018.  One major change is an increase in the annual contribution limit from $18,000 to $18,500 for 401(k)/457/403(b) plans – the catch-up contribution limit for employees age 50 or older will remain the same ($6,000) in 2018.  Below is a table summarizing […]

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June 14, 2017  |  

Airbnb and Tax-Free Income: What You Need to Know

The rising popularity of online home-sharing sites such as Airbnb, Homeaway and FlipKey have made vacations and other out-of-town trips more affordable than ever for travelers. If your hometown is hosting a major concert, national event or sporting event like the NFL Draft’s recent stop in Philadelphia, owners can rent out their residences at attractive […]

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February 6, 2017  |  

Penalty Free Retirement Withdrawals Prior to Age 59.5? Let’s talk about “Rule 55”

It has been well documented that the earliest age to begin taking withdrawals from retirement accounts is age 59 ½.  This is the age you are now eligible to withdraw money from your IRA, 401(k), 403(b) or other qualified plans without incurring an early withdrawal penalty. Note: You may still have to pay taxes on […]

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