Retirement FAQs

  1. My spouse has little/no income. Can I contribute to my spouse's IRA?

  2. Are the distribution rules for 401(k) and 403(b) plans the same as those for IRA ...

  3. Can a simplified employee pension (SEP) IRA be converted to a Roth IRA in the same ...

  4. What is the difference between a Traditional and a Roth IRA?

  5. Should I collect early Social Security?

  6. I am in my mid thirties and have nothing invested for retirement. Is it too late ...

  7. I work for two companies. How much can I contribute to each company's SIMPLE IRA?

  8. Are there special benefits for U.S. armed forces personnel?

  9. Does the five-year rule apply if a non-spouse inherits an IRA after the required ...

  10. How can I budget for both short-term expenses and long-term goals?

  11. What happens during the consolidation phase of an investor's life cycle?

  12. Earnings within a Roth IRA are tax free, so are these earnings included in the modified ...

  13. Is it possible to reverse an IRA? I received a QDRO and owe money to my ex-husband. ...

  14. Can I donate stock to charity?

  15. My husband left his ex-wife as his retirement plan beneficiary. Can this be changed?

  16. Is it wise to put an IRA account into a fixed or variable annuity?

  17. What does a "5 by 5" power in a trust document mean?

  18. I own a small business. Can the SBO-401(k) work for me?

  19. What pension benefits are available to military personnel?

  20. What is cliff vesting?

  21. My daughter would like to use some of her Roth IRA to pay for some current tuition ...

  22. Can an employer adopt a different type of retirement plan for each employee?

  23. Is my 403(b) account owned by me or by the institution?

  24. Is it easier to save for retirement if you start earlier in life? Can I make up for ...

  25. If there are two plans and one is terminated, creating a distributable event, can ...

  26. Can I close my existing Roth IRA and invest in a new Roth IRA at a different financial ...

  27. Are my IRAs secure against possible liens?

  28. Can high-income earners deduct yearly defined-benefit plan contributions of over ...

  29. What are the requirements that a trust needs to meet to be qualified?

  30. I overcontributed to my Roth, then lost half of this money to the market. Does the ...

  31. Can an individual contribute to both a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA in the same ...

  32. Where can I find information on how to distribute my deceased parent's assets?

  33. If an employee covered by a SIMPLE leaves his employer within the two-year period ...

  34. Why is there a cap on the Federal Insurance Contribution (FICA) tax?

  35. Will I pay taxes on my Social Security payouts?

  36. Can I deduct my Individual Retirement Account (IRA) contribution on my tax return?

  37. Can I contribute to a Roth IRA and still participate in my employer-sponsored retirement ...

  38. At what age will I be eligible for the maximum Social Security payout?

  39. Can I take money out of my Individual Retirement Account (IRA) while working?

  40. What's the difference between an individual retirement account (IRA) and an annuity?

  41. What's the difference between an individual retirement account (IRA) and a certificate ...

  42. Why is Social Security running out of money?

  43. Can my spouse and children collect my Social Security when I die?

  44. How can I fund A Roth IRA if my income is too high to make direct contributions?

  45. If I don't have any kids and want to leave all of my worldly possessions to my dog, ...

  46. How do I list the beneficiaries of my life insurance policies if I have a trust?

  47. Are 401(k) loans taxed?

  48. What should you do when you're five years from retiring?

  49. What are the differences between a 401K and an IRA?

  50. How do I retire?

  51. I want to transfer my house title to my child, what are the costs and tax consequences ...

  52. What are Government Pension Offsets, and who is subject to them?

  53. How do you plan for retirement if you have multiple employers? Can you combine retirement ...

  54. I have a 403(b) from a old employer. I would like to convert it to a 401(k). How ...

  55. Our broker switched firms in the middle of 2011. As a result we lost track of our ...

  56. How can I start an IRA for my child?

  57. What is the difference between qualified and non-qualified plans?

  58. Which investment would be most suitable for a client investing for retirement and ...

  59. The reason why ERISA qualified plans should have an investment policy statement is ...

  60. How do 401(k) loans work?

  61. What are the exceptions to the premature withdrawal penalty rules for IRA accounts?

  62. Can I refuse a gift by providing a "Qualified Disclaimer," and what does this entail?

  63. When is it a good idea to use an irrevocable life insurance trust?

  64. I have a profit-sharing plan with my former employer. I am now trying to buy a home. ...

  65. How does an employer benefit from a 401(k) matching plan?

  66. Why is accidental life insurance so inexpensive?

  67. What is the "stretch IRA" concept?

  68. What are the pros/cons of naming a trust as the beneficiary of a retirement account?

  69. What is the difference between early retirement and full retirement as it applies ...

  70. All of the following are allowable deductions used in determining taxable estate ...

  71. If my spouse passes away, will I have to sell my home to meet creditor obligations?

  72. When is the best time to purchase long-term care insurance?

  73. What documents should I have ready in case my partner or I should die?

  74. Which of the following accounts does ERISA cover?

  75. What is the "three-legged stool"?

  76. What is pension maximization?

  77. Which statement(s) is/are FALSE about market risk?

  78. What is long-term care?

  79. What are activities of daily living (ADL)?

  80. Why should I invest in the market when I can buy and sell houses or cars?

  81. A lot of retirement projections seem to assume an 8% rate of return. Is this realistic?

  82. Should a Canadian citizen who lives and works in the U.S. continue to contribute ...

  83. How do I use a conduit IRA?

  84. We are in a 401(k) at work. Can we also do a Roth each year? If we can, can it also ...

  85. Do I still have to pay penalties and taxes on money that I don't roll over from a ...

  86. Is a person an active participant in an employer-sponsored retirement plan if he ...

  87. What are the penalties for withdrawing from my Traditional IRA less than a year after ...

  88. Am I entitled to any of my ex-spouse's retirement plan benefits?

  89. What happens when someone is given the golden boot?

  90. How can a trust lower federal transfer tax liability?

  91. I'm having trouble getting my former employer to distribute my 401(k) plan balance ...

  92. I made involuntary contributions to a retirement plan while temporarily employed. ...

  93. I am making after-tax contributions to an IRA. Will I get taxed again when I withdraw ...

  94. If I am entitled according to my divorce decree to a percentage of my ex-husband's ...

  95. I didn't record my Traditional IRA contributions. Is there a website that lists ...

  96. Can my spouse and I convert our IRAs to Roth IRAs regardless of earned income?

  97. What will happen to my SEP IRA if I leave my current employer?

  98. Can a person who is retired continue to fund an IRA?

  99. Do I have to continue SEPPs for an inherited IRA?

  100. Can I contribute to my company-sponsored 401(k) after the company's year-end but ...

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