New Rules for Retirement Plans in 2020

New Rules for Retirement Plans in 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act contains provisions that make it easier to withdraw funds in certain tax-advantaged retirement accounts like 401(k)s and traditional Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). These temporary changes eliminate...
What You Need to Know About the SECURE Act

What You Need to Know About the SECURE Act

Late last year, Congress passed bipartisan tax legislation that President Trump promptly signed into law on December 20, 2019.  The legislation included the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act”, which is mainly intended to expand...
Divorce and Retirement Plans

Divorce and Retirement Plans

Retirement plans are often one of the most valuable assets a couple acquires during a marriage. If a couple divorces and there is an agreement or judgment that requires all or a portion of the employee spouse’s retirement plan to be shared with the spouse or former...
SOCIAL SECURITY DECISION-MAKING

SOCIAL SECURITY DECISION-MAKING

Decisions regarding Social Security can be deviously complicated. There are thousands of rules, thousands upon thousands of additional codicils to clarify the rules, annual changes, and recent legislation, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA), which drastically...