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Strategies for maximizing your Individual Retirement Account (IRA’s) Investments, Tax Savings and Timing of Required Minimum Distributions

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A Little-Known Way To Supercharge Your IRA

July 10, 2022

Many people could achieve a couple of retirement finance goals by adding a qualified longevity annuity contract (QLAC) to their IRAs. Even if you never buy one, you should look at QLACs and know their advantages and disadvantages. (Qualified longevity annuity contracts were created in regulations issued by the IRS in 2014.) They’re an IRS-approved […]

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How To Minimize Your Taxes in the The Roth IRA Conversion Strategy

March 20, 2022

*Note: At the end of today’s story (Part 2 on how to convert your traditional IRA to a Roth with minimal tax burden), I highly recommend you take a moment to watch a new video I filmed alongside NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton. Meantime, here’s the follow-up to last week’s Retirement Watch Weekly. […]

How To Convert Your IRA to a Roth – Without Taking a Tax Hit

March 13, 2022

What stops people from converting all or part of a traditional IRA or 401(k) to a Roth IRA? For many, it’s the cost of doing so. And yet, a few simple strategies, while staying alert for opportunities, can dramatically reduce the cost of converting an IRA. As you know, income taxes are the cost of […]

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The IRA Rules Are Tricky (What You Need To Know)

February 6, 2022

In last week’s Retirement Watch Weekly, I shared some oversights and missed opportunities that can easily trigger unnecessary taxes. I get a lot of reader questions about IRAs and taxes, so to help all of us get on the same page, let’s today cover more costly mistakes to recognize and avoid… Non-traditional investments Some assets […]

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4 IRA & Retirement Account Mistakes You Might Make in 2022

January 30, 2022

Every day, retirement account owners and beneficiaries trigger unnecessary taxes and penalties through mistakes, oversights and missed opportunities. And while IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts are among the most valuable assets most people own… They’re also are among the most complicated and misunderstood. The mistakes and oversights can occur at every stage of IRA […]

Keep Your Nest Egg Safe from the IRS Money Grab

January 4, 2022

To access the Special Report, please click the PDF below. […]

6 Year-End Strategies for IRAs and 401(k)s

December 5, 2021

Retirement plans are in the news a lot these days, and it’s more important than usual this year for many owners of IRAs and other retirement plan accounts to focus on year-end strategies. Congress is considering raising income tax rates and eliminating many long-time retirement planning strategies. You need to consider the potential changes in […]

August 2022:
Congress Comes for your Retirement Money
A devastating new law has just been enacted, with serious consequences for anyone holding an IRA, pension, or 401(k). Fortunately, there are still steps you can take to sidestep Congress, starting with this ONE SIMPLE MOVE.
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