Revocable Living Trusts and Taxes

December 23, 2017

Revocable Living Trusts and Taxes

Jim and Chris answer a listener’s question regarding revocable living trusts and taxes. They also discuss Roth IRAs and the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion in response to a question from an ex-pat in Singapore. Peter Scott joins Jim and Chris for the back half of the show to talk about important estate planning documents people need....

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HSA as a Retirement Account

December 16, 2017

HSA as a Retirement Account

Jim and Chris answer a question from a caller in TX who wanted to know about the advantages of opening a Health Savings Account (HSA) and not using the money now. They also answer questions from other financial planners. One asked about how to structure a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firm. The other asked about succession planning as it relates to retirement planning. Jim and Chris also...

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Monthly Pension or Lump-sum Payment?

December 9, 2017

Monthly Pension or Lump-sum Payment?

Jim, Chris and Justin answer an email from a listener in Maine on whether the listener’s wife should take the monthly payment option or a lump sum payout from her pension plan. Another listener (state unknown) wondered why his IRA account was now identified by his brokerage firm as a “grandfathered” account. Jim and Chris also include a rebroadcast of the December 9th Colorado Retirement...

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Inherited IRAs and RMDs

December 2, 2017

Inherited IRAs and RMDs

Jim and Chris answer questions from listeners.  If there are two beneficiaries for an inherited IRA, do both beneficiaries have to take the required minimum distribution, or can just one beneficiary take it? Also, why would you want to do a Roth Conversion when the market is high? And, if you convert an IRA, is there a waiting period before you can recharacterize the conversion? Plus, Jim and...

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