Are you saving enough for retirement?
When preparing for retirement, it can be important to save money in different types of accounts to give you flexibility when it comes time to spend those funds. One of the most powerful and misunderstood types of accounts is the Roth. Learn more about the rules of Roth IRAs.
Contributing to a Roth IRA is a great way to receive tax benefits for retirement savers. If you already do or are planning to take advantage of this tax savings vehicle, it is important to familiarize yourself with the rules that govern these accounts.
When their grandchildren get older, my clients will often pose the question of how to help them out without just giving them money directly.
One of the provisions of the CARES Act was a suspension of 2020 Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs). For individuals who took a distribution early in 2020, they were given the opportunity to “undo” part or all of that distribution by returning funds to their IRA by August 31, 2020. Learn more about the tax reporting.
Do you have a federal or local government pension? Don’t let the WEP or GPO surprise you. Not only do many people find these rules confusing, but they are also often completely overlooked, which may result in a big surprise when filing for Social Security benefits.
Here are six moves to consider making before the end of the year to potentially lower your taxes both this year and in years to come.