Different rules apply to IRAs and 401(k) plans when it comes to taking required minimum distributions. Investors and their advisors should know the difference.
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The investing public is coming to a deeper understanding of this new measure.
As U.S. policymakers prepare to meet on April 28–29, here’s a status report for key asset classes.
Workers with employer-sponsored retirement plans have decisions to make about their assets when they leave their jobs. One option—rolling them over into an IRA—offers potentially attractive benefits.
In general, individuals who start taking distributions before 59½ face a 10% penalty, but there are exceptions that may eliminate the early-withdrawal fine.
Skittish about the financial sector? For all the headlines about big banks' legal troubles, investment opportunities can still be found in super-regional banks.
More people may "cut the cord" now that HBO is offering a standalone streaming service, and others are on the way. But the strongest pay-tv providers should not just survive, but thrive.