Dumb Advice: Sell Your Home and Rent It Back

Brian Fricke, CFP®Investing

I read an article about an entrepreneur giving some terrible advice: selling your home and renting it back. While using the equity in your home to invest may seem like a savvy idea, is renting really the key to true wealth?

3 Hidden Taxes a Roth IRA Conversion Could Create

Brian Fricke, CFP®IRA

When you convert a regular IRA to a Roth IRA the converted amount is treated as taxable income, but there are three other add-on taxes that could hit you that you need to know about.