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We are often asked, particularly by younger clients, if it is better to make tax-deferred contributions or after-tax (Roth) contributions to their IRA or employer-sponsored retirement account. While there are many rules of thumb across the internet and financial media on this topic, it is...

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) has provided immediate access to retirement funds for qualified individuals that might otherwise be difficult or costly to tap. “Coronavirus-related distributions” or CRD’s are now permitted under certain circumstances from 401(k), 403(b) and IRA accounts...

Spousal IRAs allow married couples in which one spouse works and one does not to make IRA contributions to the account of the non-working spouse. Typically, in order to contribute to an IRA, you need to have earned income. Spousal contributions create a way around...

Some retirement plan contribution limits are increasing in 2020. Periodically the Treasury Department raises contribution limits to keep pace with inflation. This is good news for those that like to max out their savings for retirement. For 2020, this includes almost all types of retirement...