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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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Ignore This IRS Mistake on Inherited IRAs

May 26, 2021

The IRS recently issued an interpretation of the SECURE Act that surprised most, if not all, professionals who have reviewed the law. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, enacted in December 2019, contained a number of provisions related to retirement and estate planning. One of those provisions eliminated the Stretch IRA […]

The New Post-Pandemic IRA Strategies

May 26, 2021

A lot has changed about IRAs in the last couple of years, and more changes are coming if the president and majority in Congress have their way. It is important to reassess your strategies. Required minimum distributions (RMDs) don’t have to begin until age 72 for anyone who turns 72 after December 31, 2019. Contributions […]

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Do 401(k)s Have Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs)?

May 16, 2021

The required minimum distribution (RMD) rules limit the extent to which an individual can use the tax deferral of a qualified retirement plan. RMD rules dictate when distributions must be made from the retirement plans of certain taxpayers. The rules apply to all qualified retirement plans, including traditional IRAs and 401(k)s. But the rules that […]

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What You Can and Can’t Do with RMDs

May 2, 2021

The tax code and regulations have detailed and specific rules concerning who must take required minimum distributions (RMDs), when they must be taken, and how they are calculated. But there is no guidance about what a retirement plan owner or beneficiary can do with the RMD. So let’s clear up some of the confusion. First […]

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Do 401(k)s Have Required Minimum Distributions?

April 30, 2021

The required minimum distribution (RMD) rules limit the extent to which an individual can use the tax deferral of a qualified retirement plan. The RMD rules dictate when distributions must be made from the retirement plans of certain taxpayers. The RMD rules apply to all qualified retirement plans, including traditional IRAs and 401(k)s. But the […]

Eight Strategies for Optimizing RMDs from IRAs

April 27, 2021

Required minimum distributions (RMDs) from traditional IRAs and other qualified retirement plans aren’t suspended in 2021. You need to take the RMDs, and you might as well consider some options and strategies that will maximize after-tax income and make the process easier for you.RMDs are a simple concept that became complicated after Congress and the […]

How to Calculate the Required Minimum Distribution

April 23, 2021

The required minimum distribution (RMD) rules limit the extent to which an individual can use the tax deferral of an IRA or other qualified retirement plan. The RMD rules dictate when distributions must be made from the retirement plans of certain taxpayers. The rationale behind the RMD rules is that Congress provided the tax benefits […]

June 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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