The Secure Act 2.0: 5 Vital Changes To Retirement Accounts

Secure Act 2.0 the 5 changes affecting retirement accounts

The Secure Act 2.0 was given house approval on November 14th and is now making its way through the senate and congress. This bill could give our retirements a big boost if it is completely signed into law, so it’s essential to understand what’s in store for you. This blog post will cover the five most critical changes from the approved Secure Act 2.0 that could affect your retirement savings! […]

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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It’s not uncommon that contributions that workers make to their IRA are prematurely withdrawn.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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Self-Directed IRA Accounts – Introduction to a Roth IRA (updated)

With more than one retirement account option it can be hard to know which account would be best for you. If you are setting up your first or fifth retirement account it can be hard to know which is best for you.   The main types of retirement accounts are Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, 401K […]

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As a Small Business Owner, What Are Your Retirement Plan Options?

Being self-employed gives you a certain measure of freedom, but it definitely doesn’t give you an out on skipping on something as important as saving for retirement. There’s an argument that it makes putting money away that much more critical, because unlike an employee who might have access to a 401K, you’re on your own. […]

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Contributing to a 401K and an IRA is Allowed, and Why You Should Do It

What we’re discussing in this article: Eligibility of who can contribute to a Roth IRA and a 401K – there are income limits for a Roth IRA, see if you qualify below Other combinations of IRA types like SEP IRAS or Traditional IRAs if it makes sense for you tax-wise An explanation of pretax and […]

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What is an IRA? Roth or Traditional: Which is Better

An Individual Retirement Account, or IRA, is an account that payments are made into bi-monthly or monthly, earnings such as interest, dividends or capital gains are accumulated, investments can be made with it through a self-directed IRA, and it is meant to supplement income after a person is retired. The account, depending on the type, […]

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