Insights: Traditional IRAs

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Do You Have An RMD Strategy?

When you reach age 72, the tax laws require that you take annual payments from your IRAs and workplace retirement plans. These required minimum distributions, or RMDs, have drawn a...

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IRA TRUST Beneficiary Payment Options In Limbo

The SECURE Act of 2019 changed the payment options for most beneficiaries inheriting IRA assets after 2019, so that most beneficiaries are required to deplete inherited IRA assets within 10...

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IRA Beneficiary Rules Still Need Clarification

The SECURE Act of 2019 changed the rules for beneficiaries inheriting tax-deferred retirement savings to require, in some cases, that assets be distributed (and taxed) more quickly following the IRA...

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Can I Get An IRA “Do Over”?

Many IRA owners carefully weigh the benefits and considerations of saving for retirement in a Traditional IRA vs. a Roth IRA, and then pick the one that meets their tax...

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9 Key Factors To Consider When Transferring Assets

If you want to move money from one IRA to another IRA, a “transfer” is the easiest method for moving the assets. An IRA-to-IRA “rollover” can also be used to...

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Maximizing Your 2020 and 2021 IRA Contributions

*IRS update March 29, 2021: 2020 tax returns and IRA contribution deadlines extended to May 17, 2021 (June 15, 2021, for residents of Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana).   Thankfully, 2020...

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