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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Deciphering Tax Law Changes to Retirement Plans

Laura Ferrino, CFP®, CTFA, CLU, CCPS |
Wealth Planning
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Uncover more opportunities to benefit from retirement planning.  While the tax act left many of the rules and laws pertaining to retirement plans unchanged, overall tax rates were lowered and deductions changed.Given this landscape, there may be additional opportunities and considerations to be mindful of when planning for retirement in the most tax-efficient manner.

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Changing Jobs? Options for Your 401(k) Plan

Investment Management
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Make the smartest decisions for your retirement plan as your career evolves.Employees who leave their companies have several options when it comes to their 401(k) plans, and each option has advantages and disadvantages.Options include keeping your existing plan where it is and starting a separate one at your new company, rolling it over to an IRA, or transferring it to your new company’s plan.

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