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Mid-Year IRA Investment Review

The 4th of July holiday marks the “middle of summer” for many people, but it is also the middle of the calendar year. July 2 is the exact half-way date...

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Moving Money Before Retirement

Timing is everything – especially when it comes to investments. Participants deferring compensation into a 401(k) plan receive the benefit of dollar-cost-averaging through consistently timed contributions, as well as the...

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Financial Professionals: What Is Your Rollover Advice?

Rollovers from retirement plans to IRAs are the greatest source of dollars flowing into IRAs. Because of the volume of assets involved and the important role these assets play in...

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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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2021 COLA Announcement: Impact on IRAs

SOME IRA LIMITS CHANGE for 2021 Each year, the amount you are permitted to contribute to an IRA or to deduct on your tax return for your contributions can change...

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Futures Trading

Diversifying Your Retirement Portfolio: What Investors Need to Know About Futures Trading

Futures trading got some mainstream attention with the success of the 1983 big-screen comedy “Trading Places,” with co-stars Dan Akroyd and Eddie Murphy trading on frozen orange juice futures. The...

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