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Retirement Planning

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3 Retirement Plans for Small Businesses: How They Compare

What's the best retirement plan for small businesses? Business owners with employees have several options: traditional 401(k) plan, SIMPLE 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, and SEP IRA are the most popular. The best option will depend on factors unique to your business such as budget, employee makeup and funding goals (for yourself,…
January 7, 2020
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Should You Take a Pension or a Lump Sum?

Should You Take a Pension or a Lump Sum? Deciding between a lump sum or receiving pension benefits monthly requires careful planning and consideration. Though your personal situation and circumstance will always be the most important factor in any major financial decision, there are several key considerations to keep in…
December 15, 2019
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Small Business Retirement Plans with Tax Benefits for Solos, Part-timers, or Companies with Employees

Self-employed business owners and entrepreneurs working for themselves part-time have a lot of flexibility when it comes to saving for retirement and managing their taxes. Though self-employed retirement plans are quite easy to set up and fund, there are some deadlines to be aware of. Particularly for individuals with significant…
October 15, 2019
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Non-Deductible IRA Contributions Aren’t Worth It – Here’s Why

5 reasons you shouldn't make nondeductible contributions to an IRA Are non-deductible IRA contributions worth it? Most high-income individuals are unable to make tax-deductible contributions to a traditional IRA due to IRS limits, yet their earnings level may allow the capacity to save more after maxing out a 401(k). Although any…
July 23, 2019