Once you’ve reached retirement, the question now becomes: what is the best way to manage your savings so that they last for the years ahead?
When you reach your 40s and 50s, retirement suddenly becomes more of a reality. Learn about some considerations to maximize your current savings strategy.
Your 30s are a good time to assess your savings strategy and make any adjustments to make sure you’re on the right track to meet your savings goals.
When you’re just beginning your career, budgets are understandably stretched. But, your 20s are an important time to start building a foundation to allow your money to grow over time.
In addition to other coronavirus-related relief, the CARES Act impacts retirement account owners' required minimum distributions, penalties on withdrawals and IRA contribution deadlines. Note: Penalty-free withdrawals must occur in 2020. Learn more with our CARES Act FAQ .
The IRS allows self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) to hold a broad range of investment types. Many non-traditional assets, or alternative assets, can be held within an IRA but require specific investment documentation that’s not required for traditional investments, like stocks and bonds.
This video explains the process and timeline for taking an RMD and the importance of planning ahead, especially if you need to fulfill your RMD using illiquid assets. With the SECURE Act signed into law in December 2019, the rules surrounding RMDs have changed, raising the RMD age from 70 ½ to 72, effective Jan 1...
Emergencies are unpredictable and often expensive. Make sure you’re prepared for when something difficult happens without having to dip into your retirement savings.
When retirement plan account owners reach age 72, they are responsible for taking a required minimum distribution (RMD) from their account. This process can be complicated depending on the account and assets involved. Following are some of the most common questions that we receive about RMDs.
In the US, millions of households are not on track to maintain their lifestyle in retirement. Learn about the important spending and saving factors to consider when planning for the future.
Alternative investments can act as powerful diversifiers in a portfolio and in a self-directed IRA. Learn about the top 5 reasons to consider them.
Real estate has become an increasingly popular investment in building a diversified portfolio. Watch this brief video to learn more about holding real estate in a self-directed IRA.