If you save for retirement with an IRA or other plan, you’ll be interested to know that Congress recently passed a law that makes significant modifications to these accounts. The SECURE Act, which was signed into law on December 20, 2019, made these four changes. Change #1: The maximum age for making traditional IRA contributionsContinue reading “4 New Law Changes That May Affect Your Retirement Plan”
Have you been contributing enough in 2019 to your employer’s 401(k) plan or Roth 401(k)? Here are the contribution limits for this year and the just-announced limit for 2020.
Roth IRAs tend to get a lot of hype, and for good reason: because you pay the taxes up front, your eventual withdrawals (assuming you meet the age and holding-period requirements—more on these below) are completely tax-free. While we like “tax-free” as much as the next person, there are times when a traditional IRA willContinue reading “Roth IRA versus Traditional IRA: Which Is Better for You?”