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A Guide to the 72(q)/72(t) Distribution Method

When planning for retirement, tax-advantaged accounts are some of the most common tools that individuals utilize as a vehicle for achieving their long-term goals. This includes IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and non-qualified annuities. Each of these accounts have their own unique benefits and limitations, but one thing they all have in common is that they require you to reach age 59 ½ before being able to take penalty-free distributions. However, Section 72(q)/72(t) of the tax code provides a distribution method that will allow you the flexibility to draw on those funds, penalty-free, before the age of 59 ½.


A Guide to Social Security

Social Security can feel complicated and intimidating. Here’s your complete guide to learning and understanding what it is, how it works, and when to claim it.


The Importance of Starting a Roth IRA Before You Retire

It’s common knowledge that Roth assets are a powerful savings tool that provide tax-free income in retirement. But a lot of people don’t understand the difference between Roth IRAs and Roth 401k and 403b plans. If you have a large Roth 401k or Roth 403b balance and you don’t have a Roth IRA yet, you’ll want to listen to the rest of this video.