Social Security, Roth Conversions, and an Elaboration on Ed Slott: Q&A #2026

June 27, 2020

Social Security, Roth Conversions, and an Elaboration on Ed Slott: Q&A #2026

Jim and Chris discuss Social Security, Roth conversions, and elaborate on how Ed Slott answered a question. (6:40) A listener from Ohio asks a question about spousal benefits. (9:42) A Delawarian has a question about survivor benefits. (27:22) Jim and Chris address a listener’s comment. (49:45) George from Florida asks if Roth conversions count toward MAGI and APTC. (51:26) Jim and Chris...

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Things to Know About Year-of-Death RMDs: EDU #2025

June 24, 2020

Things to Know About Year-of-Death RMDs: EDU #2025

Jim brings up this topic today as he and Chris discuss year-of-death RMDs: what’s to be expected when a loved one passes and they leave behind qualified retirement accounts? https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y20E25.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:46 — 29.6MB) Subscribe:...

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Some Questions About Social Security & IRAs: Q&A #2025

June 20, 2020

Some Questions About Social Security & IRAs: Q&A #2025

Jim and Chris answer multiple questions relating to Social Security and IRAs. (5:45) A  Californian asks if his mother-in-law’s husband can claim a spousal benefit even if she never claimed her own Social Security benefit. (10:45) A listener from Ohio would like to reduce his tax burden from the interest income earned by his cash accounts. (27:35) A listener would like to know if her...

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Estate Planning: EDU #2024

June 17, 2020

Estate Planning: EDU #2024

Peter Scott joins Jim and Chris for this EDU podcast about Estate Planning. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y20E24.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:06:05 — 30.3MB) Subscribe:...

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Social Security, Some Suggestions, QCDs, and Annuity Recommendations: Q&A #2024

June 13, 2020

Social Security, Some Suggestions, QCDs, and Annuity Recommendations: Q&A #2024

Jim and Chris answer some questions about Social Security, they discuss some listeners’ suggestions related to a previous podcast episode, and then they tackle some questions about QCDs and annuities. (5:45) An Oregon and a North Carolina listener ask about Social Security statements and where to find estimated benefits. (15:20) A listener from New York would like to know in which month or...

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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.