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  • Retirement savings

    Asked by a 72 year old woman from Saint Paul, MN on 4/13/2019

    I only have 150,000 to retire with and want to buy a home in Florida, but own a home in Mn my income adds up to 70,000. I am worried that I will be taxed out of all my savings. The home in Florida would be around 130,000 the home in Mn is worth 325,000 if sold.

  • Categories: Taxes, Retirement Planning


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  • Unfortunately, there is not enough information in this post to provide a direct answer to your question. It is great that you are thinking holistically about the impact of taxes both from the sale of your house and your income. For personalized recommendations, I recommend that you work with a financial advisor to review your unique situation.

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