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    Tue, Oct 31, 2023

    5 Strategies for Inherited IRAs

    RMDs, tax strategies, timing withdrawals, and more nuts-and-bolts IRA owners and designated beneficiaries should know.

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    Wed, Oct 25, 2023

    Are You In The Top 3% of Retirees?

    The average American has less than $260,000 for retirement. But this number might not tell the story you think it does.

    Wed, Oct 4, 2023

    Should You Make Catch-Up Contributions?

    Catch-up contributions can be excellent financial tools for investors who need to, well, catch-up. However, they can also be a useful financial tool, even if you already are on track to have a financially comfortable retirement.

    Wed, Sep 13, 2023

    Planning to Do a Backdoor Roth IRA? Here's How to Get Your Tax Reporting Right

    Don’t let your backdoor Roth IRA backfire on you! Make sure you have the correct documents and process in place when it comes time to report your backdoor Roth IRA to the IRS—here’s what you’ll need, and how to do it.

    Wed, Aug 30, 2023

    A Countdown to Retirement

    Once you retire—whether it’s 10 years from now, 5 years, or right around the corner—you’ll probably be glad you followed a year-by-year punch list. Follow these simple steps to prepare for liftoff!

    Tue, Aug 8, 2023

    The MEGA Backdoor Roth: How to Save An Extra $43,500 Each Year

    You may have heard of the “backdoor Roth IRA” strategy that high-earners use save on taxes in retirement, but do you know about the MEGA backdoor Roth? Learn what it is, how it works, and whether you qualify for this major money-saving tool.

    6 Sources of Retirement Income

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    6 Sources of Retirement Income

    Many retirement planning guides focus on finances, but we believe a satisfying retirement goes beyond how much money you have saved. It’s also about how you intend to use your savings.