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RMD Strategies

Beginning at age 72 (or 70½ if you turned 70½ on or before December 31, 20191) IRA owners are required to take annual withdrawals from their IRAs– whether they need...

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Why investing in alternative assets makes sense in a self-directed ira

Why Investing in Alternative Assets Makes Sense in a Self-Directed IRA

The bull market for stocks is now 10 years old, having bottomed out in early March of 2009 in the wake of the financial crisis. While the direction of the...

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Rolling over retirement savings

Rolling Over Retirement Savings

If you’ve recently changed jobs or retired and left behind retirement savings in your former employer’s retirement plan, you’re eligible to move those assets out of your former employer’s plan...

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Inherited an IRA? Understand Your Options

Revised September 20, 2020 Because IRA owners receive tax benefits for saving in an IRA while they’re alive, the IRA tax laws require that IRA savings must be distributed after...

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Can the IRS take my IRA

Can the IRS take my IRA?

Monarchies and governments have been collecting taxes since Pharaohs ruled ancient Egypt. The methods for collecting tax may have changed through the years, but a state or federal taxing agency...

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Will my IRA affect my social security benefits?

While most retirees depend on their Social Security benefits for retirement income, Social Security was never intended to be a worker’s sole source of income during the retirement years. Social...

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