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To Convert Or Not To Convert?

Those of us with Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are faced with a difficult decision.  Should we convert our IRA to a Roth IRA?  What are the possible benefits of converting an existing Individual Retirement Account to a Roth IRA?  In order to make this decision one must consider, first and foremost, the tax implications of  Click to Continue

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A Unique Solution for Wealth Transfer and Qualified Funds

I want to discuss today about an alternative for transfer of wealth for one’s qualified funds.  With the many annuity and life insurance carriers out there in the Industry, only a very limited handful of carriers provide this unique solution for this type of client.  The goal is simply to convert the qualified funds (Tax  Click to Continue

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Solutions for the Retirement Crisis

If you are a baby boomer, then you are no stranger to the term “retirement crisis”.  With healthcare costs on the rise and people living longer than previous generations, retirees are spending more and more money these days.  Now factor in the uncertainty of the Social Security program and the fact that 10,000 boomers turn  Click to Continue

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FED to taper QE, what does this mean for retirees and those approaching retirement?

  Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke just recently announced that they Federal Reserve (FED) will taper its quantitative easing (asset purchasing) stimulus program.  This announcement sent the markets into a tailspin, dropping significantly at the end of last week.  With this announcement, the FED said the reasoning is that their signs that economy is strengthening  Click to Continue

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