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Aug 3, 2020

Old Employer 401(k)… Hmmm, What to Do?

Determining what to do with an old 401(k) is an important decision, but it does not have to be complicated. The Wall Street Journal recently reported about 30% of workers leaving jobs elect to cash out their 401(k) accounts and pay taxes – and often 10% penalties! Is that the smartest option?

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Jul 6, 2020

ALERT: Should a Trust be the Beneficiary of Your IRA?

The SECURE Act has eliminated the option of "stretching" distributions of an inherited IRA over the beneficiary's lifetime. If you have named a trust as a beneficiary of your IRA, it may be time to review, rethink, and revise.

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Mar 8, 2020

Tax Time! IRA Basics and Surprising Facts

As tax season nears, people of all ages have questions about IRAs. They may seem pretty straight-forward on the surface, but how much do you know about them? Let’s refresh your memory of IRA basics and explore some surprising facts.

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Feb 10, 2020

Self-directed IRA: A Different Way to Invest

Could a market correction negatively impact your retirement accounts? A self-directed IRA would provide an opportunity to incorporate non-traditional investments into your retirement portfolio, but make sure you do your research before jumping in.

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Jan 27, 2020

The Many Decisions of an Investor

You've just won $10,000. What now? It may be time to hire a professional to remove the confusion from your financial situation.

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Feb 17, 2019

Roth IRA: Jump Start Your Child’s Retirement Fund

Chances are your teen isn’t thinking about saving for her retirement quite yet. But contributing now to a Roth IRA can give her a leg up on her retirement savings. Unsure if your teen will want to contribute any of her hard-earned money? No worries – anyone can contribute to a Roth IRA on her behalf. Read on for the details and what to watch out for.

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Oct 16, 2017

You Inherited an IRA... Now What?

Inheriting an IRA can be a blessing. Dealing with the IRS distribution rules can be a headache. Understand your options!

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Feb 10, 2015

Traditional vs. Roth 401(k) Plans

Given the choice, would you prefer a tax break now or a tax advantage later? The differences between 401(k) plan options can have substantial effects on your long-term financial goals.

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