June 9—The global pandemic has created challenging economic times. What strategies can high earners with retirement investments that are currently undervalued, or who expect a low-income year, take advantage of? National Director of Advanced Financial Planning, Bradley Crockett, discusses how this may be an opportune time to convert assets from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA for long-term tax saving benefits.
The threat of higher tax rates in the future emphasizes the importance of a tax-free source of income. For this reason, a Roth IRA can be a very effective planning tool. By preserving the Roth IRA for as long as possible, you are providing the opportunity for maximum growth to an account that can be income-tax-free.Benefits of a Roth IRAThe benefit of a Roth IRA is that it is essentially an income-tax-free vehicle.
Having a well-built plan can allow you to optimize opportunities as they emerge.Financial planning is a process, and one that should be built from a solid foundation.With the right plan in place, you can help provide stability and protection for your loved ones now and in the years ahead.It may be an excellent time to examine opportunities to optimize your financial planning based on changes in today’s economic environment.