Q&A #1923: Funding a Special Needs Trust, Cost Averaging

June 15, 2019

Q&A #1923: Funding a Special Needs Trust, Cost Averaging

This week Jim and Chris answer an email question from a Connecticut listener on investment strategies for funding a special needs trust and another email question on dollar cost averaging when moving a 401(k) to an IRA upon retiring. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-QA-Y19E23.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download...

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Edu #1922: Missed RMD

June 12, 2019

Edu #1922: Missed RMD

Jim and Chris first discuss possible changes coming to IRA rules, including Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs), before discussing current RMD rules, penalties for a missed RMD, and how to ‘fix’ a miss. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y19E22.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:33...

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QA #1922: SS Benefits After Remarrying, Annuities

June 8, 2019

QA #1922: SS Benefits After Remarrying, Annuities

Jim and Chris answer a question from a young widow wondering how remarrying will affect her ability to claim benefits from her deceased husband’s Social Security. They also weigh-in on a listener wondering if an annuity is an appropriate investment for her situation. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-QA-Y19E22.mp3...

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Edu #1921: Bucketing with Annuities

June 5, 2019

Edu #1921: Bucketing with Annuities

Have you encountered an Advisor who recommended Bucketing with annuities predominantly? On this Edu episode, Jim and Chris respond, in-depth, to a listener looking for clarity on using annuities as their “buckets”. The guys discuss reasons to be cautious and the steps you can take to ensure that you’re not just being sold a product package.  ...

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Q&A: Inherited Annuity, Inherited Roth, Life Insurance, Spousal Benetifs

June 1, 2019

Q&A: Inherited Annuity, Inherited Roth, Life Insurance, Spousal Benetifs

Unclear how an Inherited Annuity or Inherited Roth IRA is taxed? Jim and Chris respond to a Florida listener asking if they’ll be taxed on the whole value if they inherit an Annuity. Another listener wonders if they’ll be taxed if they withdraw from an Inherited Roth before age 55. The guys also address a question from a listener about Life Insurance and Trusts to provide for their...

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