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Investing on a work visa

If On A Work Visa, Should I Invest In 401k And Other Special Accounts?

One of the questions I get all the time is how to invest in the US stock market using special accounts like Roth IRAs, HSAs, 401ks, 529, etc. on an H-1B or other work visa (L-1, O-1, H1B1, TN, and E3)

This is keeping in mind that work visas are by nature temporary non-immigrant visas and technically the holder is expected to depart the US after the work assignment.

The post is a summary of a more in-depth technical, nerdy paper written for advisors on the Nerds Eye View Blog by Michael Kitces.

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money lessons from my mother

You Know What My Mother Taught Me About Money?

My mother grew up in a very male-dominated society, where girls had to do extra to make it. She wanted her girls to have a better shot at this thing called life than she did. To accomplish this she embarked on a lot of life lessons, especially on money matters.

In this post, I discuss the three money lessons she taught us, in honor of Mother’s Day.

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Unique Financial Planning Strategies for immigrants

Unique Financial Planning Strategies For Immigrants & Foreign Nationals

What financial planning strategies do you need if you are foreign-born (immigrant) or a foreign national?”

If you are one of the 45 million foreign-born individuals now calling the US home, you have specific financial planning needs that go beyond what a traditional financial planner offers.

Read on for strategies that will allow you to maximize your US resources and your worldwide assets while staying tax compliant.

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