Employer Sponsored Retirement Plans

Are You Saving Enough for Retirement?

2023-11-20T15:10:31-08:00

Whether you’re 23 or 35, it’s important to know whether you are saving enough for your retirement. There is no time like the present to ensure you are allocating enough funds to your retirement account. With folks routinely living into their 80s and 90s, it’s more important than ever to ensure your money lasts [...]

Are You Saving Enough for Retirement?2023-11-20T15:10:31-08:00

401k Catch Up Contributions are Changing in 2024 – Be aware

2023-07-17T09:40:03-07:00

If You Make Over $145,000, You May Have to Pay Taxes on Your Catch-Up Contributions Planning for retirement is a crucial aspect of financial management, and catch-up contributions have long been a valuable tool for individuals looking to boost their savings. However, changes are on the horizon that may impact high-earning individuals who make [...]

401k Catch Up Contributions are Changing in 2024 – Be aware2023-07-17T09:40:03-07:00

Top Tips for Individuals from New Secure Act 2.0

2023-03-20T17:15:54-07:00

Get informed on the SECURE 2.0 Act The SECURE 2.0 Act is a bipartisan comprehensive retirement legislation signed into law on December 29, 2022. Here are some interesting takeaways that might impact you: Required minimum distribution (RMD) age increases from 72 to 73 The age 72 trigger for taking RMDs is raised to age [...]

Top Tips for Individuals from New Secure Act 2.02023-03-20T17:15:54-07:00

Financial Tips and Great Ideas to Help You in 2023

2023-02-02T17:14:06-08:00

Here are some of my favorite financial and lifestyle tips as you start the year Knowledge is Retirement Power Especially When You're Traveling Looking to see more of the world during retirement? Some countries have created visa policies designed specifically for retirees. These retirement visa programs may also provide special benefits and incentives to [...]

Financial Tips and Great Ideas to Help You in 20232023-02-02T17:14:06-08:00

Financial Planning – Get the Big Picture for You and Your Family

2022-12-14T11:44:26-08:00

Financial Planning - The Big Picture for You and Your Family Do you picture yourself owning a new home...starting a business... or retiring comfortably? These are a few of the financial goals that may be important to you, and each comes with a price tag. That's where financial planning comes in. Financial planning is [...]

Financial Planning – Get the Big Picture for You and Your Family2022-12-14T11:44:26-08:00

Ask Erick: Can I Contribute to a 401k AND a Roth IRA?

2022-11-21T11:12:37-08:00

Erick, can I contribute to my 401k AND a Roth IRA? Yes, tax payers can max out their contributions to both 401ks and Roth IRAs, assuming their income threshold is below the amount that would prohibit contributing to the Roth. Filing Status 2022 or 2023 Income range Maximum Annual Contribution Married filing jointly [...]

Ask Erick: Can I Contribute to a 401k AND a Roth IRA?2022-11-21T11:12:37-08:00

Optimizing Required Minimum Distributions (RMD)

2021-03-01T16:08:06-08:00

Seventy-two is an important age milestone for those in or near retirement, as it marks the time when required minimum distributions (RMDs) begin to be withdrawn annually from IRAs and employer-sponsored retirement plans (previously, the threshold was 70 ½). The milestone carries with it tax consequences that are not fixed. Rather, there are a [...]

Optimizing Required Minimum Distributions (RMD)2021-03-01T16:08:06-08:00

Common Retirement Investment Mistakes

2021-02-25T10:34:11-08:00

Only one-in-four Americans (27%) feel very confident that they will have enough money to live comfortably when they retire, according to the 2020 Retirement Confidence Survey Summary Report.⁠1 While the number is up slightly from the 2018 survey (23%), it underscores a pervasive sense of uncertainty among those approaching retirement age. While there is [...]

Common Retirement Investment Mistakes2021-02-25T10:34:11-08:00

Begin Investing While You’re Young

2021-02-25T08:01:50-08:00

There’s a simple word that has profound implications for savings and investing: compounding. Like a snowball that grows as it rolls down a hill, compounding provides the potential for your money to grow, reinvesting your investment earnings. It is a basic model for growth potential, and the more you invest, the greater the opportunities [...]

Begin Investing While You’re Young2021-02-25T08:01:50-08:00

The SECURE Act: Providing Benefits for Retirement Savings for Employees and Employers

2020-01-15T04:10:41-08:00

The SECURE Act - Top 10 Key Provisions to Provide Retirement Savings Benefits for Employees and Employers Open Multiple Employer Plans / Pooled Employer Plans – The SECURE Act allows unrelated small employers to band together in “open” 401(k) multiple-employer plans (MEPs; also referred to as pooled employer plans (PEPs)). This reduces the costs and [...]

The SECURE Act: Providing Benefits for Retirement Savings for Employees and Employers2020-01-15T04:10:41-08:00
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