Social Security, IRMAA, Roth Conversions, and IRAs: Q&A #2425

June 22, 2024

Social Security, IRMAA, Roth Conversions, and IRAs: Q&A #2425

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listeners questions relating to Social Security, IRMAA, Roth conversions, and IRAs. (3:45) A listener asks if her pension benefit will reduce her spouse’s Social Security benefit. (14:30) A listener wonders if there’s anything they need to be aware of when considering IRMAA and Roth conversions. (24:00) George asks about the 5-year rule for taking...

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Social Security, 529 Conversions, FIAs, and RMDs: Q&A #2424

June 15, 2024

Social Security, 529 Conversions, FIAs, and RMDs: Q&A #2424

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listener questions relating to Social Security, 529 Roth conversions, and fixed index annuities (FIAs). (4:45) A listener wonders if his children’s Social Security benefits will be reduced by him working longer. (15:45) A listener looks for clarification on calculating spousal Social Security benefits and what happens when you delay claiming. (29:30)...

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Annuities, Pensions, and Social Security: Q&A #2422

June 1, 2024

Annuities, Pensions, and Social Security: Q&A #2422

June kicks off annuity awareness month! Jim and Chris sit down to discuss and take a deep dive on listener questions relating to annuities. (21:30) A fellow advisor and listener looks for clarification on a clients Social Security benefit statement. (49:00) George wonders, if more people think of annuities like pensions, would they be a more popular and accepted option for retirement. (57:45)...

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Social Security, WEP, Lifecycle Funds, and Retirement Planning: Q&A #2421

May 25, 2024

Social Security, WEP, Lifecycle Funds, and Retirement Planning: Q&A #2421

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listener questions relating to Social Security, WEP, Lifecycle funds, and retirement planning. (8:30) A listener looks for clarification on when WEP will be applied to his Social Security benefit. (25:30) A listener looks for thoughts on his Social Security claiming strategy. (35:30) The same listener as above asks about Lifecycle funds and potentially using...

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Social Security, Roth IRAs, Trusts, HSA Conversions, and MDF: Q&A #2419

May 11, 2024

Social Security, Roth IRAs, Trusts, HSA Conversions, and MDF: Q&A #2419

Jim and Chris discuss listener questions relating to Social Security, survivorship benefits, Roth IRAs, Trusts, HSA conversions, and MDF. (5:45) George looks for clarification on the Social Security survivorship benefits. (11:15) A listener asks about how much their Social Security benefit will be reduced by not working up to full retirement age. (19:45) George tries to get clarity on the 5-year...

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Jim Saulnier and Associates | 970-530-0556 | 506 East Mulberry Street, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

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.