Happy New Year!

December 31, 2016

We apologize, but because of the holiday we don’t have a new show for you today. We hope your 2016 holiday season was merry and bright and filled with family and friends! We’ll be back next week with a new show. Happy New Year!

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Beneficiary Designations

December 24, 2016

Have you taken a look lately at how beneficiaries are designated on your retirement accounts? Sometimes the paperwork can be confusing. Jim and Chris answer questions regarding these beneficiary designations. They also answer a question regarding removing money from a 401 (k). What funds come out first: contributions, matching funds or gross?...

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Deadlines for Roth Conversions

December 17, 2016

The deadline for a Roth Conversion is quickly approaching. So quickly in fact that you may not have time to get all the paperwork done. Jim and Chris discuss the deadline, 60 Day Rollovers and the Step Doctrine to help you through this process if you still want to convert before the end of the year. They also answer emails from listeners: Why does an account with higher fees outperform an...

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New IRA Proposals

December 10, 2016

New IRA Proposals

Jim, Chris and Peter Scott discuss the changes to IRAs that were proposed in the 2017 Congressional Budget including: abolishing Stretch IRAs, requiring RMDs from Roth IRAs, eliminating the Back-Door Roth, establishing maximum IRA funding limits, abolishing the Net Unrealized Appreciation rules and eliminating RMDs for IRAs with less than $100 thousand....

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Mixed Bag of Topics for the Year End

December 3, 2016

Today’s show covers a mixed bag of topics.  Your hosts Jim and Chris start the show with an answer to a listeners email about making a 401(k) withdrawal.  Then the boys will provide an explanation on why bonds decline when interest rates increase.  Lastly, Jim and Chris provide a year end checklist of financial planning topics....

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Ed Slott Advisor recognition requires an advisor to be well versed on the rules and regulations regarding IRAs. The advisor must attend two live training sessions and pass two written exams annually to remain in the program. Jim Saulnier & Associates, LLC (“RIA Firm”) is a registered investment adviser located in Fort Collins, CO. Jim Saulnier & Associates, LLC may only transact business in those states in which it is registered, or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration requirements. Current registered states: CA, CO, PA, TX, WA, IL Insurance products and services are offered and sold through James H. Saulnier, a Colorado licensed insurance producer, only in those states in which he is reciprocally licensed or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from licensing requirements. Current reciprocal insurance licensing in these states: AZ, CA, CA, CN, FL, HI, IA, MA, MD, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY Click here for a more detailed disclosure.