What is an RMD? In the year in which you turn 72 (was age 70 ½ before 2020), current IRS guidelines require you to take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), from your Qualified retirement accounts (tax advantaged accounts).
A report released in 2020 by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) finds that across all age groups women have substantially less income in retirement than men (National Institute on Retirement Security, NIRS 2020).
Are you at the point in your life where you are seeking alternative ways to provide funds or leave a portion of your estate to support a cause close to your heart?
As we end one year and begin another, there are things you need to think about doing to maximize your retirement assets, gain any available tax benefit, and/or avoid any tax penalty that may be linked to your investments.
High school seniors, and their parents, are making decisions now about which colleges they will apply to attend.
Retirement planning does not end at retirement. The need to continue to grow assets to produce more cash flow remains important for most.
Many people don’t realize the importance of building and maintaining a good credit score to their overall financial well-being.
Scams to exploit money and information from consumers age 60+ are at an all-time high.
Time is money—literally. For a recent graduate, time might also seem like an abundant resource, with many thinking they have plenty of time to save for their future – later. The traps of bad credit and debt snare many unsuspecting young adults and cling to their financial history for years. Here are some financial tips to help those starting out in their independent adult lives whether graduating from high school or college: