Lower Taxes

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Lower Taxes

Postby fantasma » Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:59 am

I knew that would get your curiousity...anybody has their employer withdraw a set amount per paycheck that goes towards say EE bonds for example? Do you think its worth it? Do you save that money and invest it instead?
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Re: Lower Taxes

Postby sandi_k » Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:50 am

I have the money sent to my retirement account instead. Savings bonds are too conservative, IMO, for the long-term time horizon I'm looking towards.

For safe/conservative returns, I prepay on our mortgage - 10% of the principle payment - each month.


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Re: Lower Taxes

Postby Vile Merchant » Mon May 03, 2010 10:17 am

Yeah in Australia it's called 'Salary Sacrifice', I can use it to send pre-tax earnings to my retirement fund or purchase shares in the company I work for and pay less tax.

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