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My Take-Aways from Retirement Planning Guidebook

Money Talk

I recently read Retirement Planning Guidebook , a 453-page tome by retirement researcher and American College professor Dr. Wade Pfau, cover to cover. As an age 60+ adult and a CFP® professional, I consider myself fairly well informed about retirement planning topics. The goal of mountain climbing (i.e.,

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Forfeitures: Changing the Rules of the Game for Retirement Plans

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

The US Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service recently issued proposed regulations on the use of forfeitures by tax-qualified retirement plans. The proposed changes provide welcome clarity for plan sponsors but may require revisions to plan administration and legal plan documents.


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Mindy Zatto is helping employers build the right retirement plan

Employee Benefit News

Mindy Zatto, founding principal of Strategic Benefits Advisors, is on a mission to simplify and demystify retirement plans.

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Forfeiture Guidance for Retirement Plan Sponsors

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

On February 27, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a proposed rule to clarify the use of forfeitures in qualified defined contribution (DC) and defined benefit (DB) retirement plans.

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What's missing from retirement planning? Oftentimes, it's access

WEX Inc.

And baby boomers are actually the highest percentage of retirement-account holders among any group segmented in a 2021 survey by the U.S. This lack of retirement planning by large segments of employees is leading to more stress for them and less productivity at work. First, offer retirement plans. Census Bureau.

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What Is a Qualified Retirement Plan?

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Some of these plans have an advantage when it comes to taxes. Types of Qualified Retirement Plans. There are three classes of qualified retirement plans, namely: 1. Defined benefits plan. In a defined benefit plan, an employer pays a predetermined amount at either termination of employment or retirement.

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5 Best Retirement Planning Tools and Software 2022

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Retirement planning can be challenging considering that you need to predict what’s to come in the future and assume various factors. Unfortunately, this has led to many individuals failing to take the necessary steps in building and protecting their retirement nest egg. Vanguard Retirement Nest Egg Calculator.