Social Security retirement benefits have provisions that make payments available to your spouse and survivors. Learn how these provisions work so you can maximize the benefits your spouse receives and protect your family if you should pass away early in life.
Social Security benefits will make up some portion of your retirement income and for most people, it is an integral part of their retirement planning. Learn what makes you eligible, how your benefit is determined, and what you can do to maximize the amount you’ll receive.
When you leave your job, you have four (4) options to choose from with regard to your retirement account. Selecting the right option could help you avoid unforeseen tax consequences and save you money.
Before you leave your job, there are important things to consider to ensure that you maintain proper insurance coverage, have sufficient cash on hand, minimize any forfeitures, and avoid unnecessary tax consequences.
Some retirement plans offer the option to take a loan against the account, which can be more advantageous than taking a withdrawal. However, there are some pitfalls to this strategy if you are not careful.