This second hour of the podcast is about strategies for putting away money in retirement accounts. When you look at IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s and TSPs, there are different rules and laws you need to know. Find out these rules for contributions, Roth IRA conversions, fees and costs according to the type of retirement account you have.
1:07 “The first step of your savings is to invest enough in your 401(k) to get the matching contribution”
8:10 “If you look at 20, 30, 40 years all at one time, the Roth IRA is absolutely something you want to do. It will save exponentially taxes down the road, and it comes down to controlling something you can control”
11:41 “You want to make sure you safeguard your investments because when you start taking distributions, it’s a totally different type of planning than it is when you’re accumulating wealth”
14:03 “When you start taking this retirement income look, there are more things you need to consider than ever before”
17:28 “The more asset classes that you put into your portfolio, your risk actually decreases and your expected rate of return increases, because of negatively correlated asset classes”
28:17 “There’s $24 trillion in retirement accounts, with about $8 trillion in individual retirement accounts”
36:02 “In tax planning, you can save a lot more in taxes than you ever thought possible, but you must have a forward looking tax strategy”