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  1. Long Term & Short Term Payroll Deductions

    Hello, I’m trying to find out if and how I will receive any tax benefits for paying for LTD and STD payments at work. For the year of 2016, I paid $915.24 and $539.10 in deductions from my paychecks for our work plan. I’ve been told the benefits are tax free once claimed so I’m assuming the...
  2. Calculating 100%+ Annualized Losses with Leverage

    Hey everybody, I have not had the pleasure of compounding a 100% loss with leverage, but I am putting together a demonstration on the perils of leverage for an evening class that I teach on index investing. I realized when trying to calculate annualized returns for a 110% loss (due to...