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Estate Planning With IRAs

Careful estate planning can help individuals ensure that their financial matters are handled as they wish after they die. Although having an estate plan typically takes on more importance as...

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Traditional or Roth? You Can Change Your Mind After You Make a Contribution

“A leopard can’t change its spots,” as the old saying goes, but the tax nature of an IRA contribution can be changed to give you the type of tax benefit...

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Don’t Lose Your IRA Inheritance to Taxes or Penalties

Have you recently inherited an IRA from a loved one, or do you think you will someday? If so, it’s important to understand your options for taking payments from that...

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Infographic: 10 Things to Know About Traditional IRAs

A Traditional IRA gives individuals the opportunity to direct pre-tax income toward tax-deferred investments. In addition, no capital gains or dividend income is taxed until it is withdrawn from a...

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How to Make The Most of Your Rollover

If you participated in a former employer’s retirement plan, you don’t have to leave your retirement savings with your former employer, you can take it with you. You can either...

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Advisors Play a Critical Role in RMD Planning

As a financial advisor, you are probably aware that self-directed Traditional IRA owners must begin taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) when they reach age 70½. But some of your clients...

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