Edu: Naming a Trust as a Beneficiary

January 30, 2019

Edu: Naming a Trust as a Beneficiary

Do you have a trust named as a beneficiary, or are considering it? Tune in to Jim and Chris as they cover the naming of a trust as a beneficiary on an IRA, including pros and cons and how to prevent common mistakes. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y19E04.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:45...

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Q&A: Roth 401k, POD Bank Account, HSA, Annuities

January 26, 2019

Q&A: Roth 401k, POD Bank Account, HSA, Annuities

This week Jim and Chris answer a follow-up question on using a Roth IRA vs a Roth 401k. An Illinois listener wonders if HSA contributions are part the maximum compensation deferral limit. Another listener writes in about using a payable on death (POD) designation on a bank account in order to avoid it going into probate. Jim and Chris also get a live caller from New Jersey with a question about...

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Edu: Required Minimum Distributions

January 23, 2019

Edu: Required Minimum Distributions

Join Jim and Chris as they explain the nuances of Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs), or as they prefer to call them – Required Income Distributions. They look at important details you should know about RMDs, including what to do if you miss one. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y19E03.mp3 Podcast: Play in...

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Q&A: QLAC, Earnings Test, and 60-Day Rollover for Roth Conversion

January 19, 2019

Q&A: QLAC, Earnings Test, and 60-Day Rollover for Roth Conversion

Jim and Chris answer three listeners’ questions.  Topics discussed include how business income is affected by the Social Security earnings test, QLAC, and using the 60-day rollover as a Roth conversion strategy. http://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-QA-Y19E02.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:27:35...

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EDU: Philosophy of the Bucketing Strategy

January 16, 2019

EDU: Philosophy of the Bucketing Strategy

Previously when discussing “Bucketing,” Jim and Chris have primarily focused on the “how”.  On this podcast, they focus on the “why” and explain the philosophy and justification for the bucketing strategy.  The guys also discuss a recent academic study from Barcelona, Spain that questions the viability of bucketing as a retirement planning strategy and explain...

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