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22 min ago | Forbes.com
I'm the Washington D.C. bureau chief for Forbes and have worked in the bureau for more than two decades. I've spent much of that time reporting about taxes -- tax policy, tax planning, tax shelters and tax evasion.
1 hr ago | Investopedia
Yes. An individual may make IRA contributions to both a Roth and a Traditional IRA , providing the combined contribution total does not exceed the contribution limit for the year. For instance, for tax year 2007, an individual may make a total contribution - whether to one IRA or partially to a Traditional IRA and partially to a Roth IRA - of up to $4,000 or 100% of compensation, whichever is less.
1 hr ago | Investopedia
Although many employers allow their workers to save for retirement using qualified plans , such as 401 , 403 or 457 plans , these plans contain many rules that can be cumbersome for both employers and employees to deal with at times. For this reason, some small businesses have chosen to use SIMPLE IRAs instead.
1 hr ago | Investopedia
It depends. If the excess contribution is removed from your Roth IRA by your tax-filing deadline plus any extensions, along with any net attributable income , the 6% excise tax does not apply.
4 hrs ago | Philly.com
John Bogle , founder of Vanguard Group , the $3 trillion-asset, Malvern-based leader of the mutual fund industry, is due in Washington on Tuesday to lecture the Senate Finance Committee on what ought to be done to prevent retired Americans from ending up in their kids' closets and garages or public shelters, now that most big companies no longer offer guaranteed pensions. Save Social Security by delaying retirement until age 69; boost benefits based on inflation, not wage increases; impose the Social Security tax to higher wages; and limit payouts to rich retirees.
5 hrs ago | On Wall Street
Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group. Here are some of the other critical planning areas that advisors need to pay attention to.
If you have assets in an IRA , qualified retirement plan or 403 account, your intentions may be to defer taking distributions until after you reach age 59.5, when the early distribution penalty would not apply. However, unexpected financial hardships may force you to withdraw assets prematurely.
In 2013, ownership of retirement accounts by U.S. households fell below 50 percent, continuing a downward trend. And if you're a lower-income individual, the retirement participation percentage was even lower, at 40 percent -- an eight percentage point decline since 2007.
Are you ready for this? September is National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Preparedness Month seeks to educate Americans on preparing for natural disasters and other types of emergencies.
Years ago, I found myself sitting in law school in Moot Court wearing an oversized itchy blue suit. It was a horrible experience.
Martin McGuinness has urged politicians to rise to the challenge of securing peace and a better future for Northern Ireland following Ian Paisley's death. The Deputy First Minister paid a heartfelt tribute to Dr Paisley and revealed that he had a two-hour coffee meeting with Dr Paisley and Baroness Paisley, meaning that the former IRA commander saw Dr Paisley much more recently than many DUP MLAs or Free Presbyterian ministers.
I don't think the world is going to end, just that there will be better opportunities to initiate stock positions at lower prices before year-end. My interest in the stock market as well as other financial markets started during my freshman year of college in 2010.
The Series 6 is a tough exam, especially for those who find it is their first introduction to the world of securities. In this article, we'll give you six additional easy tips on how to approach the information and proven techniques for studying for and taking the test.
Young people just starting out may not know where they are headed in terms of a career path. However, that doesn't mean that they shouldn't plan for retirement.
Sometimes when I focus so much on saving, I watch the numbers climb without thinking too much about the way I am saving it and whether there are better options. When planning how you will save money for retirement , it's a good idea to consider your decisions carefully.
Few of us are offered pensions by our employers anymore, but many of us are able to contribute to 401k accounts -- ideally receiving some matching contributions. It's smart to sock away as much as we can for retirement, building a fat nest egg.
Since you didn't send me the particulars of your situation, Willie, I've have to make them up. I'll try to recreate your scenario the way I see it.
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