The Roth IRA is a generous tax avoidance vehicle. Unlike other qualified retirement plans, the Roth does not require distributions once the owner reaches age 70 1/2. Roth IRA money can be left to grow tax free not only for the life of the owner but also stretched based on the age of nonspouse beneficiaries. Many people balk at the idea of paying income tax now rather than it being deferred. They fail to consider that this money can grow tax-free for generations and withdrawals from a Roth IRA are income tax free. Moreover, it's often cheaper to ...
I would like to thank the Santa Clarita Parade Committee for the wonderful job they perform in organizing the annual Fourth of July event.
Just a reminder about Canyon Theatre Guild's annual Goldie Awards and Volunteer Appreciation Night, coming up this Saturday night at the Guild in Old Town Newhall.
Newhall School District board member Bob Jensen has announced he is running for the William S. Hart Union High School District board.
The long-waited options report, which will detail the governing options for the westside unincorporated communities was delivered to Santa Clarita City Hall Friday, but it will be weeks before the public can view the document.
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Procrastination is the most common reason why people do not have an estate plan. Most people understand that they should have some kind of plan but they don't really understand all of the benefits that an estate plan can offer them. There are many reasons to avoid procrastination when it comes to estate planning. Here are 8 of them:
Many years ago, street sweeping used to be an activity carried on by all responsible cities and paid for by the general fund. Then the state passed its stormwater pollution runoff rule.
Los Angeles County is experiencing an unexpected surge in swine flu cases this summer, according to county health officials on Wednesday.
Stress caused by Santa Clarita's annual Independence Day parade inspired me to speak out in hopes other local residents will at the very least become more aware of a small group of downtown Newhall residents who become practically imprisoned each year on July 4.
Does God care if His name is written on our city logo?
The skies over Santa Clarita were smoky Wednesday afternoon, but sooty skies didn't necessarily mean a fire was brewing too nearby.
College of the Canyons Theatre Department is holding auditions for five of next season's biggest productions, which include Broadway, Shakespeare and a variety of other genres.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District is updating its communications system through a Twitter account and an electronic message system which allows parents and community members to choose the kind of information they want to receive from the district through e-mail messages.
The Senate Public Safety Committee today killed a measure authored by Sen. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) that urges the President of the United States and Congress to ensure that no prisoner detained at Guantanamo, Cuba is permitted to enter California.
My wife Pamela and I moved to Santa Clarita in 1965. We raised two children and have five gorgeous grandchildren. Four generations of our family live in Santa Clarita.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.