Seeking Simplicity: Understanding SIMPLE IRAs and SIMPLE 401(k)s

For those who don’t have a 401(k) option through their employer—which includes some small-business owners—how to save for retirement might be challenging. In a competitive employment market, offering retirement options to new hires and existing employees may help you remain competitive and attract top talent. Consider these retirement simplicity plans: The SIMPLE 401(k) and the… Continue Reading Seeking Simplicity: Understanding SIMPLE IRAs and SIMPLE 401(k)s

Are You a Non-Spouse Beneficiary of an Inherited IRA? The IRS Has New Rules for You

If you are a non-spouse beneficiary of an IRA, proposed IRS rules regarding distributions may impact your situation. In February 2022, the IRS and Treasury Department reinstated SECURE Act RMD requirements for IRAs inherited in 2020 or later. The new rules apply to non-spouse beneficiaries and distributions, and override earlier releases published in May 2021.… Continue Reading Are You a Non-Spouse Beneficiary of an Inherited IRA? The IRS Has New Rules for You

An Introduction to Estate Planning for the Sandwich Generation

For members of the “Sandwich Generation”—those currently in their 40s and 50s who are caring for children and their parents who are over 65-years old—estate planning may seem like a low priority. After all, when you’re juggling multiple caregiving responsibilities daily, sitting down to draft a will is easy to put off. But estate planning… Continue Reading An Introduction to Estate Planning for the Sandwich Generation

Despite Concerns, Retirement Confidence Remains Steady

Nearly three quarters of workers and 77% of retirees in a recent survey said they remain at least somewhat confident that they will experience a comfortable retirement, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Nevertheless, a third of workers and a quarter of retirees felt less confident this year due to the economic effects of… Continue Reading Despite Concerns, Retirement Confidence Remains Steady