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Charles has had it with Joe and Big Al stumbling through the Roth 5-year rules, so he explains to the fellas, once and for all, the rules for withdrawing money from a Roth IRA. Plus, is Shane missing any retirement risks before he retires early at age 55? Nick wants to know if employers are required to adopt all of the provisions in the SECURE Act 2.0, or if they can pick and choose which to implement, like they can with the rule of 55? Plus, how can Stew offset huge capital gains on the sale of an inherited house, and we revisit whether George can move investments in-kind from an inherited trust to a brokerage account.
Can you retire before age 55 simply by contributing to your 401(k) only up to the company match and then saving to a brokerage account? Joe and Big Al spitball on using this so-called tax “jailbreak” strategy to retire early. Plus, is Christine on track to have $150,000 present value to live on in retirement? Is John stuck just watching his money grow and turn into big required minimum distributions? Can Jackie contribute to a SEP IRA and convert it all to Roth? And what do the fellas think of Lee’s I-Bond emergency fund?
Are low-cost mutual funds or ETFs better investments in a tax-advantaged account? Also, more strategizing from that SECURE Act 2.0 529 plan provision, the pros and cons of selling a rental house now or holding it until you pass, and an easy-breezy self-employed retirement account that’s better than a SEP IRA. Plus, will municipal bond income bump you into a higher tax bracket? Can you avoid capital gains tax by investing less aggressively over time?
Saving for retirement can be a bit of a three-ringed circus but Joe Anderson, CFP®, and Big Al Clopine, CPA have your ticket to the show! Whether you’re retired, saving for retirement, in the military, or paying off student loans, SECURE 2.0 is a massive shift in investment policy, designed to motivate and enable people […]
Saving for retirement can be a bit of a three-ringed circus. Now that Congress has made a massive shift in investment policy by signing Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement or SECURE 2.0 into law, it can be more confusing than ever. While the specifics can be overwhelming, the goal is simple: to help increase access and […]
With the new SECURE Act 2.0 rules regarding retirement savings contributions, should your company match go into the traditional or Roth 401(k)? Joe and Big Al also discuss whether you can or should do Roth conversions when your company fails non-discrimination testing for highly compensated employees, the mega backdoor Roth vs. the employee stock purchase plan, and they spitball a tax arbitrage strategy. Plus, a retirement spitball for a 37-year-old couple wanting to retire in their 60s, and another couple wanting to FIRE (financial independence/ retire early) – but are they screwing up and creating a huge future tax bill?
It’s crucial to know how the new RMD rules will impact you to properly plan your finances in the future. Jeff Brecht, CFP®, AIF®, Pure Financial Planner, Los Angeles branch, points out the new RMD changes with the passing of the SECURE 2.0. FREE GUIDE | The SECURE Act 2.0 Guide Transcript For retirees or […]
Secure 2.0 aims to expand coverage and increase retirement savings for employees. Peter Stokes CFP®, AIF®, Pure Financial Planner, Los Angeles branch, covers the key retirement provisions and how they may effect you. FREE GUIDE | SECURE Act 2.0 Guide Transcript The Secure 2.0 act is now law. The legislation provides a slate of changes […]
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, or the SECURE Act, was included in a bill passed by Congress in December 2019, becoming effective on January 1, 2020. At the end of 2022, President Biden signed a $1.7 trillion bill into law. The Secure Act 2.0 comes with a lot of retirement and […]