Traditional versus Roth: Which Retirement Account Maximizes Portfolio Value

A common question among investors is, “Should I contribute money to a Traditional or Roth retirement account?” If the investor isn’t constrained by contribution or tax-deductibility limits, the correct answer is strictly determined by which marginal income tax bracket they’re in now and which tax bracket they expect to be in when making future withdrawals… Read More »

Over 70? Here is what you need to know about RMDs

What is a Required Minimum Distribution? A RMD represents the minimum amount that an account holder must withdraw from certain retirement accounts. Anybody with a Traditional IRA, SARSEP, SEP, SIMPLE IRA, or employee-sponsored retirement plan that has reached the age of 70½ is required to take a minimum distribution from their account. RMDs exist, more… Read More »