Joe Anderson
ABOUT Joseph

As CEO and President, Joe Anderson has created a unique, ambitious business model utilizing advanced service, training, sales, and marketing strategies to grow Pure Financial Advisors into the trustworthy, client-focused company it is today. Pure Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), was ranked 15 out of 100 top ETF Power Users by RIA channel (2023), was [...]

Alan Clopine

Alan Clopine is the Executive Chairman of Pure Financial Advisors, LLC (Pure). He has been an executive leader of the Company for over a decade, including CFO, CEO, and Chairman. Alan joined the firm in 2008, about one year after it was established. In his tenure at Pure, the firm has grown from approximately $50 [...]

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September 10, 2016

Oregon’s State Senator Ron Wyden is proposing a limit on Roth IRA accounts so high-income households would face restrictions on this tax-advantaged retirement account. Would this solve anything? Later, 6 reasons to convert to a Roth IRA in your 50’s & 60’s.

2:50 “People who have a retirement plan through their employer tend to have more money in retirement.”

5:17 “There’s no such thing as a mega-Roth IRA.”

7:12 “Taxpayers ‘are pouring dollars into incentives for retirement savings, but still far too many Americans struggle to set money aside after they cover their basics. Tax incentives for savings ought to be available to more working families and more generous to middle class.’”

11:49 “The IRS is getting their tax money upfront when you put money into a Roth.”

14:19 “At age 70 ½, you have to take a required distribution.”

23:18 “What does a [company] match mean? It’s when you put a dollar in and your company matches it.”

26:50 “If you have extended your tax return or even if you have not…and you did a Roth conversion last year, you’re allowed until October 15 to re-characterize that amount.”

30:53 “If you pass away with a retirement account, the IRS wants their tax money…When you pass away, it will go to your named beneficiary…your spouse has different rules.”

33:58 “Roth IRAs do not have a required distribution to the owner but if I’m a beneficial owner it doesn’t matter what type of retirement account it is…they will have to take that requirement.”