With so much confusion about required minimum distributions from IRAs, here are some key points on how and when people age 70½ and older must begin their withdrawal.
The good news: there’s a road map. The bad news: it generally leads to a penalty.
You don’t have to send this form to the IRS because they get a copy as well. But be sure to review it for errors and file with your records.
Emerging market asset classes rallied sharply in the first quarter.
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With this year’s tax deadline pushed to April 18, now is the time for advisors to focus on opportunities to capture both 2015 and 2016 IRA contributions.
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With college costs reaching all-time highs, the IRS now allows IRA owners under age 59½ to tap their accounts for higher education expenses without penalty.
With retirement savings still playing catch-up, opportunities to grab a piece of the $7.6 trillion IRA market should be a slam dunk for advisors. A recent webinar scored from all over.
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