5 Reasons to Choose a Payroll Roth IRA

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "5 Reasons to Choose a Payroll Roth IRA"

Transcription

1 5 Reasons to Choose a Payroll Roth IRA Date Presented by: AC: ICMA-RC does not provide specific tax advice. This presentation is the property of ICMA-RC and may not reproduced or redistributed in any manner without permission.

2 What is a Payroll Roth IRA? Roth IRA flexible savings vehicle with tax advantages Payroll Roth IRA automatic, convenient paycheck contributions Paycheck Contributions (after tax) Investments are tax-deferred Tax-Free Withdrawals 1 1 Earnings may be withdrawn tax- and penalty-free if you have owned a Roth IRA for at least a five-year period, as defined by the IRS, and have a qualifying event, including age 59 ½, a first-time home purchase, disability or death. Otherwise, ordinary income and penalty taxes may apply. See IRS Publication 590. Confidential and Proprietary 2

3 1 Diversify Your Savings What are you saving for? Additional retirement income Health-care costs Travel House College Emergencies Gifting, inheritance for loved ones 3

4 2 Tax-Free Benefits Tax-free withdrawals, including earnings, if 1. You have owned a Roth IRA for 5 years 1 and 2. You are over age 59½ or due to qualifying first-time home purchase, disability 2 Diversify your taxes in retirement a source of tax-free income to offset other taxable income 1 5-year holding period as defined by the IRS 2 Otherwise, income and penalty taxes may apply 4

5 3 Flexibility Stop, start contributions any time Contribute as little as $10 per pay period Withdraw contributions any time, no taxes/penalties RMDs do not apply* The more you contribute and the longer you delay withdrawals, the more potential tax benefits * Inherited Roth IRA assets are subject to Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) 5

6 4 Diversify with More Investment Options Select funds that complement other retirement investments Build separate portfolio of individual stock, bond funds Keep it simple pick a diversified balanced or asset allocation fund 6

7 5 Complements Other Retirement Accounts Complements your employer s 457 plan through: Tax-free earnings No RMDs Flexible withdrawals It s not either or decision save to both View alongside your other ICMA-RC accounts on your statement and online 7

8 Income Eligibility Rules Contribution Single Filers Income* Married Joint Filers Income* Full < $116,000 < $183,000 Partial $116,000 $131,000 $183,000 $193,000 None > $131,000 > $193,000 * 2015 tax year limits. Based on your IRS modified adjusted gross income. To view 2014 limits, visit For more information, see IRS Publication 590. Confidential and Proprietary 8

9 Contribution Limit 2015 Tax Year Up to $5,500 $6,500 if age 50+* Applies to combined Roth + Traditional IRA contributions Based on income and tax-filing status Must have earned income from working Can contribute up to tax-filing deadline Mid-April 2016 for 2015 tax-year contributions * If you are age 50 or over as of the end of the year Confidential and Proprietary 9

10 Helping You Save>Invest>Retire For all your ICMA-RC retirement accounts How much should you save? What investments should you choose? Are you on track to reach your retirement goals? Learn about Guided Pathways 10

11 Aim to Gradually Increase How Much You Save Account value 20 years later $45,821 $11,336 $10 monthly increase made each year leads to over $34,000 in additional savings For illustrative purposes only. Actual returns may be higher or lower. Assumes $25 monthly contributions with no increase vs. a $10 annual increase and an effective average annual return of 6%, compounded monthly. Confidential and Proprietary 11

12 Consider these Next Steps Open an account. Two easy options 1) Mail/fax Application to ICMA-RC. Submit Payroll Authorization to your employer. 2) Go online Have an existing account? Increase your contributions Can open and contribute to IRA for spouse even if he/she is not earning income 12

13 Questions? THANK YOU Need a hand? Contact your ICMA-RC representative 13

Your Payroll Roth IRA. For Flexible, Tax-Free Savings

Your Payroll Roth IRA. For Flexible, Tax-Free Savings For Flexible, Tax-Free Savings A Roth IRA is a savings vehicle that complements your employer retirement plans by allowing for tax-free earnings and, if needed, flexible withdrawals. ICMA-RC s Payroll

More information

Take Another Step for Your Financial Future ICMA-RC s Payroll Roth IRA

Take Another Step for Your Financial Future ICMA-RC s Payroll Roth IRA Take Another Step for Your Financial Future ICMA-RC s Payroll Roth IRA Open an ICMA-RC Payroll Roth IRA It s quick and easy to open a Payroll Roth IRA. It takes two easy steps: Send ICMA-RC the completed

More information

VANTAGEPOINT IRA FLEXIBLE, TAX-ADVANTAGED SAVING

VANTAGEPOINT IRA FLEXIBLE, TAX-ADVANTAGED SAVING VANTAGEPOINT IRA FLEXIBLE, TAX-ADVANTAGED SAVING Maximize Your Retirement Savings with an IRA An IRA can help you meet a variety of savings goals and can complement your employer s retirement plan through

More information

Understanding the Payroll Deduction IRA

Understanding the Payroll Deduction IRA Understanding the Payroll Deduction IRA Date Presented by: Name, Title 0110-3705 This presentation is the property of ICMA-RC and may not reproduced or redistributed in any manner. Agenda ICMA-RC Overview

More information

VANTAGEPOINT IRA. Flexible, Tax-Advantaged Saving

VANTAGEPOINT IRA. Flexible, Tax-Advantaged Saving VANTAGEPOINT IRA Flexible, Tax-Advantaged Saving Maximize Your Retirement Savings with an IRA An IRA can help you meet a variety of savings goals. An IRA can complement your employer s retirement plan

More information

Vantagepoint. Complement Your Public Sector Retirement Savings

Vantagepoint. Complement Your Public Sector Retirement Savings Vantagepoint Payroll roth IRA Complement Your Public Sector Retirement Savings Introduction An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is one of the best ways for individuals to save for retirement. IRAs

More information

NOT FDIC INSURED NO BANK GUARANTEE MAY LOSE VALUE. Tax-advantaged IRAs. Invest in your retirement savings while reducing taxes

NOT FDIC INSURED NO BANK GUARANTEE MAY LOSE VALUE. Tax-advantaged IRAs. Invest in your retirement savings while reducing taxes NOT FDIC INSURED NO BANK GUARANTEE MAY LOSE VALUE Taxadvantaged IRAs Invest in your retirement savings while reducing taxes Find the answers inside Why invest for retirement? p. 1 Discover three good reasons

More information

IRA opportunities at UBS

IRA opportunities at UBS IRA opportunities at UBS IRAs are highly popular and effective retirement savings vehicles that give your investment earnings the benefit of tax-favored treatment and provide an ideal supplement to employer-sponsored

More information

The Roth IRA. An IRA with a difference. Is it right for you?

The Roth IRA. An IRA with a difference. Is it right for you? The Roth IRA An IRA with a difference Is it right for you? The Roth IRA An IRA with a difference The original IRA was designed to help individuals plan for their retirement by enabling them to make tax-deductible

More information

Duke. Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan: Consider the advantages of Roth 403(b) contributions

Duke. Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan: Consider the advantages of Roth 403(b) contributions Duke HUMAN RESOURCES Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan: Consider the advantages of Roth 403(b) contributions The Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan offers a way of saving for retirement known as the Roth

More information

EXPLORING YOUR IRA OPTIONS. Whichever you choose traditional or Roth investing in an IRA is a good step toward saving for retirement.

EXPLORING YOUR IRA OPTIONS. Whichever you choose traditional or Roth investing in an IRA is a good step toward saving for retirement. EXPLORING YOUR IRA OPTIONS Whichever you choose traditional or Roth investing in an IRA is a good step toward saving for retirement. 2 EXPLORING YOUR IRA OPTIONS Planning for retirement can be a challenging

More information

Vantagepoint. Complement Your Public Sector Retirement Savings With a Vantagepoint Payroll Roth IRA

Vantagepoint. Complement Your Public Sector Retirement Savings With a Vantagepoint Payroll Roth IRA Vantagepoint Payroll IRA Complement Your Public Sector Retirement Savings With a Vantagepoint Payroll Roth IRA Introduction An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is one of the best ways for individuals

More information

Roth IRAs and Conversions

Roth IRAs and Conversions Roth IRAs and Conversions When the law that created Roth IRAs was originally enacted there were two eligibility limits placed on them. The first affected an individual s ability to contribute to the Roth-

More information

Franklin Templeton IRA

Franklin Templeton IRA Investor s Guide Franklin Templeton IRA Traditional IRA Roth IRA Whether you are just starting to save or entering retirement, an IRA can be an important part of a sound financial strategy to meet your

More information

Vanguard SEP IRA www.vanguard.com (Vanguard IRAs )

Vanguard SEP IRA www.vanguard.com (Vanguard IRAs ) Vanguard SEP IRA www.vanguard.com (Vanguard IRAs )» Overview Investment choices Invest in this IRA Contributions Distributions Vanguard SEP IRA account overview A Vanguard SEP IRA allows self-employed

More information

The IRA opportunity: To Roth or not to Roth?

The IRA opportunity: To Roth or not to Roth? The IRA opportunity: To Roth or not to Roth? Vanguard research July 2011 Executive summary. The year 2010, which may well go down in IRA history as the year of the Roth, saw three notable legislative changes

More information

Retirement Plan Distributions Choices & Opportunities

Retirement Plan Distributions Choices & Opportunities Retirement Plan Distributions Choices & Opportunities Leaving Your Job: Things to Think About» What you want to do next Work full time? Part time? Retire? How much will your lifestyle cost?» Continuing

More information

ira individual retirement accounts Traditional IRA

ira individual retirement accounts Traditional IRA ira individual retirement accounts Traditional IRA Grow dollars for tomorrow, save on taxes today. A traditional IRA may provide you significant immediate tax savings, and due to the deferral of all taxes

More information

Individual Retirement Accounts. Traditional and Roth IRAs. Direct Your Future. www.theentrustgroup.com

Individual Retirement Accounts. Traditional and Roth IRAs. Direct Your Future. www.theentrustgroup.com Individual Retirement Accounts Traditional and Roth IRAs Traditional IRA What is a Traditional IRA? A Traditional IRA is an Individual Retirement Arrangement, or more commonly known as an Individual Retirement

More information

Roth IRA. Answers. To Your. Questions

Roth IRA. Answers. To Your. Questions Roth IRA Answers To Your Questions A wealth of information to plan your future The Roth IRA offers unique and exciting savings opportunities. Not only can it help with retirement needs, but also a first-time

More information

Payroll Deduction Roth IRA

Payroll Deduction Roth IRA Payroll Deduction Roth IRA Date: Oct. 30, 2006 Presented by: WENDELL KRISTOFAK, RETIREMENT PLANS SPECIALIST AC: 0606-791 Agenda ICMA-RC Overview Payroll Deduction Roth IRA Investments Summary 2 Corporate

More information

TAX AND RETIREMENT SAVINGS TIPS FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS BANKERS ASSOCIATION

TAX AND RETIREMENT SAVINGS TIPS FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS BANKERS ASSOCIATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bruce Spitzer 617-523-7595 TAX AND RETIREMENT SAVINGS TIPS FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS BANKERS ASSOCIATION BOSTON, March 16, 2015 The federal and state tax deadline is nearly

More information

Get Financially Fit. Define short-and long-term goals. Have your goals changed from 2-3 years ago? When goals change, adjust your plan.

Get Financially Fit. Define short-and long-term goals. Have your goals changed from 2-3 years ago? When goals change, adjust your plan. Get Financially Fit Reduce debt. Save for today. Save for tomorrow. Define short-and long-term goals. Have your goals changed from 2-3 years ago? When goals change, adjust your plan. 1 What Do Your Financial

More information

IRA Opportunities. Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA: Which is right for you? What kind of retirement funding vehicle is right for you?

IRA Opportunities. Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA: Which is right for you? What kind of retirement funding vehicle is right for you? IRA Opportunities. Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA: Which is right for you? What kind of retirement funding vehicle is right for you? Now more than ever, an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) may help provide

More information

Know your IRA options

Know your IRA options The right choice for the long term Know your IRA options Traditional IRA or Roth IRA? It s your choice. There s an IRA for everyone. This brochure will help you determine which one may be right for you.

More information

Traditional IRA/Roth IRA

Traditional IRA/Roth IRA premiere select Traditional IRA/Roth IRA Invest in your retirement today. Saving for your retirement. 01 Important Section in head any lorem market. ipsum dolore sit amet If you re planning for your future,

More information

Roth IRAs The Roth IRA. 2011 and 2012. Questions & Answers

Roth IRAs The Roth IRA. 2011 and 2012. Questions & Answers Roth IRAs The Roth IRA 2011 and 2012 Questions & Answers What is a Roth Individual Retirement Account (Roth IRA)? A Roth IRA is a type of tax-preferred savings and investment account authorized by Internal

More information

Roth IRAs The Roth IRA

Roth IRAs The Roth IRA Roth IRAs The Roth IRA 2010 and 2011 Questions & Answers What is a Roth Individual Retirement Account (Roth IRA)? A Roth IRA is a type of tax-preferred savings and investment account authorized by Internal

More information

IRA RMD Illustration REPORT. Prepared for: William Public 4/29/2013. Prepared by: John Q. Advisor Test Advisor

IRA RMD Illustration REPORT. Prepared for: William Public 4/29/2013. Prepared by: John Q. Advisor Test Advisor IRA RMD Illustration REPORT Prepared for: William Public 4/29/2013 Prepared by: John Q. Advisor Test Advisor CONTENTS Overview...3 Personal Data Assumptions...4 Results...5 Important Disclosure Information....6

More information

IRAs Traditional Individual Retirement Accounts. 2014 and 2015. Questions & Answers

IRAs Traditional Individual Retirement Accounts. 2014 and 2015. Questions & Answers IRAs Traditional Individual Retirement Accounts 2014 and 2015 Questions & Answers What is the purpose of this brochure? It summarizes the primary laws governing traditional IRAs for 2014 and 2015. What

More information

IRAs Traditional Individual Retirement Accounts. 2013 and 2014. Questions & Answers

IRAs Traditional Individual Retirement Accounts. 2013 and 2014. Questions & Answers IRAs Traditional Individual Retirement Accounts 2013 and 2014 Questions & Answers What is the purpose of this brochure? It summarizes the primary laws governing traditional IRAs for 2013 and 2014. What

More information

Empower Retirement TM IRA

Empower Retirement TM IRA Empower Retirement TM IRA Whether you ve been a participant in an employer-sponsored group retirement plan, are new to retirement saving, or are just exploring other retirement savings options, the Empower

More information

Beginning in 2010, the Tax Increase Prevention and ROTH IRA CONVERSION

Beginning in 2010, the Tax Increase Prevention and ROTH IRA CONVERSION ROTH IRA CONVERSION Assessing Suitability of the Strategy for Individuals and their Heirs Executive Summary A Roth IRA conversion may benefit individuals during their retirement years by potentially reducing

More information

Exploring the Roth 401(k)

Exploring the Roth 401(k) Exploring the Roth 401(k) Our Purpose Today What is the Roth 401(k)? How does it differ from traditional 401(k)s? How does it differ from Roth IRAs? Other points to consider Is the Roth 401(k) right for

More information

An IRA can put you in control of your retirement, whether you

An IRA can put you in control of your retirement, whether you IRAs: Powering Your Retirement One of the most effective ways to build and manage funds to help you meet your financial goals is through an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). An IRA can put you in control

More information

Your Guide to. Individual Retirement Accounts

Your Guide to. Individual Retirement Accounts Your Guide to Individual Retirement Accounts Your Guide to Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) TRADITIONAL AND ROTH IRAs ROLLOVERS A CONSUMER S GUIDE TO IRA ELIGIBILITY AND BENEFIT CHART Only 10% of

More information

Roth IRAs The Roth IRA

Roth IRAs The Roth IRA Roth IRAs The Roth IRA 2014 and 2015 Questions & Answers What is a Roth Individual Retirement Account (Roth IRA)? A Roth IRA is a type of tax-preferred savings and investment account authorized by Internal

More information

Distribution Options for IRA Beneficiaries. Choose the option that s best for you

Distribution Options for IRA Beneficiaries. Choose the option that s best for you Distribution Options for IRA Beneficiaries Choose the option that s best for you Let Us Help You Make An Informed Decision Before you begin It s important to understand your choices and the best options

More information

Consider the advantages of the Roth 403(b)

Consider the advantages of the Roth 403(b) Consider the advantages of the Roth 403(b) Your plan offers a way of saving for retirement known as the Roth 403(b) What is it? It s a way to get your money tax-free in retirement. You can make tax-free

More information

Great-West Lifetime. Not a Deposit Not FDIC Insured Not Guaranteed by Any Bank Not Insured by Any Federal Government Agency Funds May Lose Value

Great-West Lifetime. Not a Deposit Not FDIC Insured Not Guaranteed by Any Bank Not Insured by Any Federal Government Agency Funds May Lose Value Great-West Lifetime Advantage IRA Solution Not a Deposit Not FDIC Insured Not Guaranteed by Any Bank Not Insured by Any Federal Government Agency Funds May Lose Value Great-West Lifetime Advantage IRA

More information

INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ARRANGEMENT

INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ARRANGEMENT INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ARRANGEMENT Save more with our IRA options. Account inquiries, purchases and servicing 1-888-842-6328 If overseas, call collect at 1-703-255-8837 For a list of international numbers,

More information

To Roth or Not Revised September 2013

To Roth or Not Revised September 2013 Introduction To Roth or Not Revised September 2013 Tax law allows all taxpayers (without income limitation) to convert all or part of their traditional IRAs to Roth IRAs. Even though conversion to Roth

More information

Know your IRA options

Know your IRA options The right choice for the long term Know your IRA options Traditional IRA or Roth IRA? It s your choice. There s an IRA for everyone. This brochure will help you determine which one may be right for you.

More information

Making the Most of IRA Opportunities

Making the Most of IRA Opportunities Making the Most of IRA Opportunities Why Is Saving for Retirement So Important? Increasing life expectancies mean more time spent in retirement. Aging population puts added strain on Social Security and

More information

Converting taxable income into tax-free income

Converting taxable income into tax-free income Converting taxable income into tax-free income Important information for people who still own a traditional IRA Consider the future impact of your IRA Do you own a traditional IRA? Many people nearing

More information

SAVING FOR RETIREMENT

SAVING FOR RETIREMENT CHARTING YOUR COURSE SERIES: SAVING FOR RETIREMENT Retirement planning for public sector employees Why save now? Starting to save early, being disciplined about saving enough, and prudently investing those

More information

Traditional IRA and Roth IRA

Traditional IRA and Roth IRA Traditional IRA and Roth IRA Plan Today for a Secure Tomorrow lord abbett retirement services Bring an Unwavering Commitment to Your Retirement Plan Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent, privately

More information

You ve worked hard for your savings. Now keep your savings working hard for you.

You ve worked hard for your savings. Now keep your savings working hard for you. You ve worked hard for your savings. Now keep your savings working hard for you. Retire with confidence A guide to your distribution options. You are now faced with an important financial decision When

More information

Part VII Individual Retirement Accounts

Part VII Individual Retirement Accounts Part VII are a retirement planning tool that virtually everyone should consider. The new IRA options also have made selecting an IRA a bit more complicated. IRA Basics The Traditional IRA is an Individual

More information

RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS. Alternative Retirement Financial Plans and Their Features

RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS. Alternative Retirement Financial Plans and Their Features RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS The various retirement investment accounts discussed in this document all offer the potential for healthy longterm returns with substantial tax advantages that will typically have the

More information

UND U E ND R E S R T S A T ND A I ND NG N TR T ADI AD TI T ONAL O AN A D R N O D R T O H I T R H I AS A INVESTO T R GUIDE RETIREMENT

UND U E ND R E S R T S A T ND A I ND NG N TR T ADI AD TI T ONAL O AN A D R N O D R T O H I T R H I AS A INVESTO T R GUIDE RETIREMENT UNDERSTANDING TRADITIONAL AND ROTH IRAS INVESTOR GUIDE RETIREMENT Not FDIC Insured May Lose Value Not Bank Guaranteed Get Ready for Retirement... Your Way Forget rocking chairs and lingering sunsets. Your

More information

WHICH TYPE OF IRA MAKES THE MOST SENSE FOR YOU?

WHICH TYPE OF IRA MAKES THE MOST SENSE FOR YOU? WHICH TYPE OF IRA MAKES THE MOST SENSE FOR YOU? In 1974, when IRAs were first created, they were rather simple and straightforward. Now, 35 years later, it s challenging to know the best way to save more

More information

Thrift Savings Plan. Plan Overview. Investment Options. Contribution Limits. Withdrawal Options

Thrift Savings Plan. Plan Overview. Investment Options. Contribution Limits. Withdrawal Options Plan Overview Investment Options Contribution Limits Withdrawal Options (TSP) Contents Investment Options... Life Cycle Funds... TSP Contributions - Tax Treatment... Agency Contributions... Over 50 Catch-up

More information

Roth IRAs The Roth IRA

Roth IRAs The Roth IRA Roth IRAs The Roth IRA 2015 and 2016 Questions & Answers What is a Roth Individual Retirement Account (Roth IRA)? A Roth IRA is a type of tax-preferred savings and investment account authorized by Internal

More information

No bank guarantee Not a deposit May lose value Not FDIC/NCUA insured Not insured by any federal government agency

No bank guarantee Not a deposit May lose value Not FDIC/NCUA insured Not insured by any federal government agency Understanding iras A Summary of Individual Retirement Accounts No bank guarantee Not a deposit May lose value Not FDIC/NCUA insured Not insured by any federal government agency 1/15 23038-15A Contents

More information

PERSONAL FINANCE. individual retirement accounts (IRAs)

PERSONAL FINANCE. individual retirement accounts (IRAs) PERSONAL FINANCE individual retirement accounts (IRAs) 1 our mission To lead and inspire actions that improve financial readiness for the military and local community. table of contents The Basics Of IRAs...

More information

Guide to Individual Retirement Accounts. Make a secure retirement yours

Guide to Individual Retirement Accounts. Make a secure retirement yours Guide to Individual Retirement Accounts Make a secure retirement yours Retirement means something different to everyone. Some dream of stopping employment completely and some want to continue working.

More information

YEAR-END MOVES: Prepare for 2016

YEAR-END MOVES: Prepare for 2016 YEAR-END MOVES: Prepare for 2016 YOUR HOST John Sweeney Executive Vice President, Retirement & Investing Strategies, Fidelity Investments 2 JOIN THE CONVERSATION: @SweeneyFidelity PRESENTER Jeffrey S.

More information

SEP-IRA PLAN. Employee Guidebook. Welcome Building retirement savings Convenient way to invest Get started Open your account.

SEP-IRA PLAN. Employee Guidebook. Welcome Building retirement savings Convenient way to invest Get started Open your account. SEP-IRA PLAN Contents Employee Guidebook WELCOME. We know your retirement savings will be one of your most valuable assets, so we are committed to managing risk and taking a long-term approach to investing.

More information

Taxes and Transitions

Taxes and Transitions Taxes and Transitions THE NEW FRONTIER FOR RETIREMENT PLANNING Wealthy individuals have been hit with their first major tax increase in more than 20 years, with tax hikes on ordinary income, dividends

More information

Traditional and Roth IRAs. Invest for retirement with tax-advantaged accounts

Traditional and Roth IRAs. Invest for retirement with tax-advantaged accounts Traditional and s Invest for retirement with tax-advantaged accounts Your Retirement It is your ultimate reward for a lifetime of hard work and dedication. It is a time when you should have the financial

More information

Roth IRA Conversion. (Frequently Asked Questions) #17666 05/10

Roth IRA Conversion. (Frequently Asked Questions) #17666 05/10 Roth IRA Conversion (Frequently Asked Questions) #17666 05/10 The following material is for informational purposes only. It represents a summary of the most common questions asked about Roth IRAs and the

More information

UNDERSTANDING ROTH IRA. conversion opportunities. in 4 steps. Compliments of Jim Lee Financial

UNDERSTANDING ROTH IRA. conversion opportunities. in 4 steps. Compliments of Jim Lee Financial UNDERSTANDING ROTH IRA conversion opportunities in 4 steps Compliments of Jim Lee Financial Planning for a Comfortable Retirement Determining when, or if, you should convert to a Roth IRA is an individual

More information

Tax-Free Income for You and Your Heirs: What You Need to Know About Roth Conversions Right Now. Bryan M. Totri, CFP

Tax-Free Income for You and Your Heirs: What You Need to Know About Roth Conversions Right Now. Bryan M. Totri, CFP Tax-Free Income for You and Your Heirs: What You Need to Know About Roth Conversions Right Now Bryan M. Totri, CFP 1 Saving for Retirement: Tax-deferred vs. Tax-free Traditional IRA Tax-deferred retirement

More information

Is the Roth IRA Conversion For Me?

Is the Roth IRA Conversion For Me? Is the Roth IRA Conversion For Me? By Dennis A. Suckstorf, CFP, ChFC, AFC. Financial Advantage, Inc. (www.financialadvantageinc.com) Prior to 2010, an individual could only convert a traditional IRA (qualified

More information

Traditional and Roth IRAs. Invest for retirement with tax-advantaged accounts

Traditional and Roth IRAs. Invest for retirement with tax-advantaged accounts Traditional and Roth IRAs Invest for retirement with tax-advantaged accounts Your Retirement It is your ultimate reward for a lifetime of hard work and dedication. It is a time when you should have the

More information

Basics of IRAs ING FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS. Your future. Made easier. SM

Basics of IRAs ING FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS. Your future. Made easier. SM Basics of IRAs t FDIC/NCUA Insured t A Deposit Of A Bank t Bank Guaranteed May Lose Value t Insured By Any Federal Government Agency ING FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS Your future. Made easier. SM Traditional IRA

More information

8 Years Later, Same Old Questions: Evaluating Roth IRAs

8 Years Later, Same Old Questions: Evaluating Roth IRAs 8 Years Later, Same Old Questions: Evaluating Roth IRAs By Mark H. Gaudet, CPA, CFP The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 introduced a new type of IRA for taxpayers and investors the Roth IRA. Eight years have

More information

IRAs & Employer-Sponsored Retirement Accounts

IRAs & Employer-Sponsored Retirement Accounts IRAs & Employer-Sponsored Retirement Accounts Financial Planning for Women Erica Abbott, USU Family Finance Jean M. Lown, Ph.D. October 8, 2014 USU Blue Zone code: thozugr 1 Individual Retirement Accounts

More information

Traditional and Roth IRAs

Traditional and Roth IRAs october 2012 Understanding Traditional and Roth IRAs summary An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a powerful savings vehicle that can help you meet your financial goals. As shown in the chart on page

More information

Updated Custodial Agreement and Disclosure Statement for UBS IRAs

Updated Custodial Agreement and Disclosure Statement for UBS IRAs Updated Custodial Agreement and Disclosure Statement for UBS IRAs We have updated the custodial agreement and disclosure statement for UBS Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). The changes made to these

More information

Tax Strategies From a Financial Planning Perspective

Tax Strategies From a Financial Planning Perspective Tax Strategies From a Financial Planning Perspective Spectrum Advisors Don Goerner offers securities through Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments Member FINRA/ SIPC Headquartered at 18 Corporate Woods Blvd.,

More information

Sidney Levine, David Graffagnino, Joseph DeRosa, & Jon Xynidis

Sidney Levine, David Graffagnino, Joseph DeRosa, & Jon Xynidis December 2009 Dear Reader, The Senate passed a motion at the beginning of the Thanksgiving week to move forward on the Health Care Reform legislation removing a substantial roadblock for work on this bill.

More information

JPMorgan INVEST. You work hard for your money. Now keep it working for you with a JPMorgan Invest IRA. IRA Decision Guide

JPMorgan INVEST. You work hard for your money. Now keep it working for you with a JPMorgan Invest IRA. IRA Decision Guide IRA Decision Guide JPMorgan INVEST You work hard for your money. Now keep it working for you with a JPMorgan Invest IRA. JPMorgan Invest One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 0208 (800) 776-606 jpmorganinvest.com

More information

RETIREMENT SAVING OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS

RETIREMENT SAVING OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS RETIREMENT SAVING OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS For Traditional, Rollover, SEP or Roth IRA BUFFALO FUNDS We re pleased that you have chosen the Buffalo Funds for your retirement investment. These Funds are professionally

More information

MFS Retirement Strategies Stretch IRA and distribution options READY, SET, RETIRE. Taking income distributions during retirement

MFS Retirement Strategies Stretch IRA and distribution options READY, SET, RETIRE. Taking income distributions during retirement MFS Retirement Strategies Stretch IRA and distribution options READY, SET, RETIRE Taking income distributions during retirement ASSESS YOUR NEEDS INCOME WHEN YOU NEED IT Choosing the right income distribution

More information

MOAA Caregivers Guide: Planning For Retirement

MOAA Caregivers Guide: Planning For Retirement MOAA Caregivers Guide: Planning For Retirement To obtain financial security during your retirement years, start planning for it now. The most powerful factor is time. Starting to invest now for retirement

More information

Getting the Most from Your Insurance

Getting the Most from Your Insurance SMART STRATEGIES Getting the Most from Your Insurance This information is written in connection with the promotion or marketing of the matters addressed in this material. The information cannot be used

More information

Learn how a Putnam IRA can help you save for retirement

Learn how a Putnam IRA can help you save for retirement Learn how a Putnam IRA can help you save for retirement Traditional and Roth putnam.com/ira How will you use your IRA savings? The vast majority of Traditional IRA owners plan to make withdrawals to pay

More information

Comparison of IRA Limits

Comparison of IRA Limits Comparison of IRA Limits REPORT Prepared for: Sam Sample 3/29/2011 Prepared by: Benjamin Edwards Financial Consultant CONTENTS Overview...3 Quick Comparison of Traditional. and Roth IRAs...5 Personal.

More information

Retirement Plan Contribution Limits and Withdrawal Requirements

Retirement Plan Contribution Limits and Withdrawal Requirements Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC Retirement Plan Contribution Limits and Withdrawal Requirements April 2011 Approved CAG-CM PUB030-R (10/11) Introduction The following report provides general information

More information

Preparing for Your Retirement: An IRA Review

Preparing for Your Retirement: An IRA Review Preparing for Your Retirement: An IRA Review How much of your earning power will be available for your use when you retire? What will happen to your standard of living when your income ceases at retirement?

More information

Strength of Many. Convenience of One. Voya Select Advantage IRA. Mutual Fund Custodial Account

Strength of Many. Convenience of One. Voya Select Advantage IRA. Mutual Fund Custodial Account Strength of Many. Convenience of One. Voya Select Advantage IRA Mutual Fund Custodial Account Life brings change. C hange often comes from life events such as switching jobs or retiring. What impact will

More information

IRAs, Roth IRAs and the Conversion Decision for Americans Living Abroad

IRAs, Roth IRAs and the Conversion Decision for Americans Living Abroad IRAs, Roth IRAs and the Conversion Decision for Americans Living Abroad David Kuenzi, CFP, Thun Financial Advisors Updated, October 2014 Introduction Expat IRAs and Roth IRAs Even under the most conventional

More information

To Roth Or Not To Roth?

To Roth Or Not To Roth? To Roth Or Not To Roth? 05.07.2015 FPA Rhode Island Michael E. Kitces MSFS, MTAX, CFP, CLU, ChFC, RHU, REBC, CASL Partner. Director of Research, Pinnacle Advisory Group Publisher. The Kitces Report, www.kitces.com

More information

Leaving your employer? Options for your retirement plan

Leaving your employer? Options for your retirement plan Leaving your employer? Options for your retirement plan Contents Evaluating your options 1 The benefits of tax-deferred investing 4 Flexibility offered by an IRA rollover 6 How to get started 9 Evaluating

More information

Individual Retirement Plans Investor guide to traditional and Roth IRAs. Individual Retirement Plans: Investor Guide

Individual Retirement Plans Investor guide to traditional and Roth IRAs. Individual Retirement Plans: Investor Guide Individual Retirement Plans Investor guide to traditional and Roth IRAs a Individual Retirement Plans: Investor Guide Individual Retirement Plans An individual retirement plan may be a beneficial addition

More information

Eagle Systems, Inc. Tax Deferred Savings Plan & Trust (EAG) DISTRIBUTION REQUEST FORM

Eagle Systems, Inc. Tax Deferred Savings Plan & Trust (EAG) DISTRIBUTION REQUEST FORM Participant Information Eagle Systems, Inc. Tax Deferred Savings Plan & Trust (EAG) DISTRIBUTION REQUEST FORM Name: SSN: Address: City: State: Zip: *Phone Number: *Email: Hours Worked YTD: Date of Birth:

More information

PAYROLL-DEDUCTED IRA ENROLLMENT FORM

PAYROLL-DEDUCTED IRA ENROLLMENT FORM Employee Account Information: PAYROLL-DEDUCTED IRA ENROLLMENT FORM First Name: Last Name: Street Address: City State Zip Social Security Number: - - Date of Birth: / / Home Phone: ( ) Business Phone: (

More information

Roth IRA. Explore the Opportunity. 2 RBC Wealth Management

Roth IRA. Explore the Opportunity. 2 RBC Wealth Management Roth IRA Explore the Opportunity 2 RBC Wealth Management N o w Y o u H a v e E v e n M o r e F l e x i b i l i t y i n H o w Y o u I n v e s t f o r Y o u r F u t u r e Retirement a time that you work

More information

IRAs & Roth IRAs. IRA-to-IRA Rollovers & Transfers. Questions & Answers

IRAs & Roth IRAs. IRA-to-IRA Rollovers & Transfers. Questions & Answers IRAs & Roth IRAs IRA-to-IRA Rollovers & Transfers Questions & Answers Purpose: The intent of this brochure is to provide an overview of rollovers, transfers, and conversions between traditional IRAs and

More information

LIQUIDATING RETIREMENT ASSETS

LIQUIDATING RETIREMENT ASSETS LIQUIDATING RETIREMENT ASSETS IN A TAX-EFFICIENT MANNER By William A. Raabe and Richard B. Toolson When you enter retirement, you retire from work, not from decision-making. Among the more important decisions

More information

QUARTERLY NOTE September, 1998

QUARTERLY NOTE September, 1998 QUARTERLY NOTE September, 1998 ROTH IRA CONVERSIONS So What is the Big Deal about Roth IRA Accounts? Roth IRA accounts are a new and potentially tremendous vehicle for accumulating family wealth. Funds

More information

Caution: Special rules apply to certain distributions to reservists and national guardsmen called to active duty after September 11, 2001.

Caution: Special rules apply to certain distributions to reservists and national guardsmen called to active duty after September 11, 2001. Thorsen Clark Tracey Wealth Management 301 East Pine Street Suite 1100 Orlando, FL 32801 407-246-8888 407-897-4427 thorsenclarktraceywealthmanagement@raymondjames.com tctwealthmanagement.com Roth IRAs

More information

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS myra my RETIREMENT ACCOUNT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 2 6 11 14 17 19 ABOUT myra OPENING AN ACCOUNT MANAGING YOUR ACCOUNT CONTRIBUTIONS AND WITHDRAWALS TRANSFERS AND ROLLOVERS BEYOND myra JANUARY 2015

More information

Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) are one of the most viable answers to the question of how to ensure a secure retirement.

Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) are one of the most viable answers to the question of how to ensure a secure retirement. Learn About IRAs Traditional IRAs How can a Traditional IRA help me save for retirement? Who may contribute, and how much? What is a spousal contribution? What is a SEP Contribution? What is an IRA catch-up

More information

IRAs & Roth IRAs. IRA-to-IRA Rollovers & Transfers

IRAs & Roth IRAs. IRA-to-IRA Rollovers & Transfers IRAs & Roth IRAs IRA-to-IRA Rollovers & Transfers In 2015 Questions & Answers Purpose: The intent of this brochure is to provide an overview of rollovers, transfers, and conversions between traditional

More information

Retirement. A Guide to Roth IRAs

Retirement. A Guide to Roth IRAs Retirement A Guide to Roth IRAs A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account named for the late Senate Finance Committee Chairman, William Roth, Jr. who championed the creation of this new type of IRA.

More information

Tax-smart ways to save and invest. TIAA-CREF Financial Essentials

Tax-smart ways to save and invest. TIAA-CREF Financial Essentials Tax-smart ways to save and invest TIAA-CREF Financial Essentials Today s agenda: 1. Finding funds for saving 2. Tax law provisions promoting saving 3. TIAA-CREF savings opportunities 4. TIAA-CREF can help

More information