Opportunities and Challenges Under the SECURE Act

Matthew J. Mancini, CFP®, ChFC®, AEP® |
Wealth Planning
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The SECURE Act contains many changes for individuals with retirement plans as well as small businesses with retirement plans.The elimination of the “stretch” provisions for most non-spouse beneficiaries of IRAs and defined contribution plans (like a 401(k)) is perhaps the most significant and publicized change that is brought about by the SECURE Act.The Act provides for a later starting date for required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts, up to 72 from 70½.

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Assets and Prenuptial Agreements

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning
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This article reprint was published in the October 2019 issue of New Jersey Business and provides an overview of protecting assets with a prenuptial agreement. Issues such as the legal aspects of creating a prenuptial agreement are discussed.Financial arrangements and child custody considerations are also covered.The authors offer a reminder that lack of proper pre-marital planning, particularly for business owners, can be disastrous.

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Sustainable Investing: Redefining Investing for the Long Term

Steve Norcini |
Investment Management
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This investment insight delves into sustainable investing and how it is changing the way investors invest, as well as having a measurable impact on society and our planet. Sustainable investing began a long time ago, but the recent movement began in the 1960s and its popularity has soared over the past few years—38% hike in assets since 2016 alone.

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