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  • SEPS: Maximizing Contributions

    If you’re a small employer, setting up a 401(k) plan can be time-consuming and overly complicated, but a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plan lets you offer your employees the benefits of a retirement plan without the complexities of a 401(k). To make the most of these plans, you should consider…

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  • Distributions and Rollovers: What You Need to Know About Roth 401(k)s

    The Roth 401(k) resembles the Roth IRA in that contributions are made with after-tax dollars and qualified withdrawals can be made tax free. But, as the name implies, it also is subject to many of the rules affecting traditional 401(k) plans. If your employer offers a Roth 401(k), there are…

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  • There’s basis in my IRA. What do I do?

    It’s fairly common that people with basis (after-tax money) in their IRA’s don’t know they are sitting on unrealized opportunity. Often enough, this opportunity is unintentionally squandered or turned into a financial mess. It’s the kind of mess for which I have to invoke the imagery of a tangled slinky. First, lets presume you read “Basis…

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  • Basis in your IRA? How to Do Your 8606

    We commonly don’t hear from clients for a little while as they’re humming along on the path to financial success. Life is good, they’re feeling confident with where they are putting their money, then it’s time to do taxes. Unfortunately for some of them, this is the year their earnings have crossed the threshold…

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