How The SECURE Act Impacts Your Retirement Savings Account – 2021

If you have money in either an IRA or 401K, you probably already know that eventually, you’ll have to take that money out and pay taxes on it if those accounts are Traditional retirement savings account. But the rules for taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) have always been confusing, mainly because they require you to […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Gold – Updated for 2021

Gold has a long history as a “safe harbor” asset, guarding portfolios against stock market volatility, currency fluctuation, and more, over the years. With the price of gold on a steady drop compared to all-time highs a year ago, as other asset classes, including cryptocurrency, have appreciated, many gold enthusiasts worry whether or not the precious metal is holding its […]

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When Withdrawing Funds from your IRA are Penalty-Free

It’s not uncommon that contributions that workers make to their IRA are prematurely withdrawn. An IRA is intended to supplement income in retirement years, but as the future and some circumstances are often out of our control, an IRA is sometimes used in other ways than retirement. Should workers need to take funds from their […]

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Proposed Legislation Negatively Impacting IRAs and Private Placements

Your financial security is our priority, and the relationship you have with ACCUPLAN is significant to us. That’s why we want to make you aware that Congressional Democrats have proposed changes to the laws governing individual retirement accounts (IRAs) as part of their $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. If enacted into law, these changes would have a direct […]

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