Back Door Roth

October 29, 2016

Back Door Roth

Have you heard of a Back Door Roth IRA? This isn’t a new type of IRA. It’s actually a strategy for individuals who make too much money to directly contribute to a Roth IRA. Jim and Chris discuss how this strategy works, things to look out for and why they think the government will be closing this loophole soon. They also respond to listeners regarding a question on the Pro Rata Rule...

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Risk Capacity

October 22, 2016

Risk Capacity

It’s not always a good idea to base your investment choices on emotions. Jim and Chris discuss how to deal with investing when you don’t have a strong stomach for a lot of risk. They also answer questions from listeners. How do Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) work if you retire early? If you convert amounts from a 457 plan to a Roth IRA, when can you access the funds in the Roth IRA...

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GPO and WEP

October 15, 2016

GPO and WEP

During this show, Jim and Chris answer questions from listeners. Primarily they focus on a question that involves the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP): Does a defined contribution plan count as a government pension under Social Security rules. If it does, will the GPO and WEP impact the amount of Social Security benefit payments? Other questions Jim and...

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20 IRA Mistakes to Avoid

October 8, 2016

20 IRA Mistakes to Avoid

Jim is out of town,  so this week we are re-running a show that aired originally in April 2016. How much do you really know about IRAs? Jim and Chris discuss a Morningstar article that lists 20 IRA mistakes to avoid. They also talk about 457b accounts and answer a listener’s question involving Roth IRA disallowed contributions & earnings limits....

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Questions on Social Security Benefits

October 1, 2016

Questions on Social Security Benefits

Jim and Chris answer multiple listeners’ questions regarding Social Security benefits. Can you apply for your Social Security benefit before you officially retire? If you plan on retiring before your Full Retirement Age, is there a way to better estimate your Social Security benefit? What are the new rules surrounding suspending your Social Security benefit?  They also answer a question...

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