Good Financial Reads: Retirement Account Rollovers

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September 17, 2021

retirement account rollovers

Cheat Sheet and Guide: 10 Steps to a Successful Retirement Account Rollover

by Jason Speciner, Financial Planning Fort Collins

Ready to roll(over)? You can use this cheat sheet to guide you through the process.

✅  Know where your employer-sponsored retirement plan or IRA account is and where you want it to go.

✅  Review your rollover options and decide on the best one for you. Be sure to consider the potential tax implications of indirect rollovers — and how you can avoid them. Don’t forget that the type of account you have and the custodian it’s with could limit your options.

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TSP - Take it or Leave it?

by Brian ONeill, Winged Wealth Management and Financial Planning

You’re soaked in champagne, or the $4.16 version of it that the casual lieutenant picked up at the Class 6.  You’ve got a few thousand hours (hopefully) under your belt and landings are pretty much equal to takeoffs.   As you wrap up the fini-flight celebrations, there’s probably nothing more pressing on your mind than: “Should I leave my money in the TSP, or roll it over to an IRA,” right?

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Direct or Indirect Rollover? What is the difference?

by Vid Ponnapalli, Unique Financial Advisors

If you are a mid-career professional, chances are you have switched jobs a few times, and considered rolling over funds from your ex-employer retirement plan. So, here you go: In this video, I will present to you the difference between a “Direct” Rollover and an “Indirect” rollover.

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Consolidating Retirement Accounts

by Michelle Smallenberger, Financial Design Studio

Do you have accounts with past employers you need to do something with?  Should you roll these over or should you just leave it where it’s at?  We will discuss some things to consider when you are making these decisions.  I’ve drawn a chart here so we can answer some questions about Consolidating Retirement Accounts. There are really two main types of accounts available with your employers: tax-deferred like a 401(k) and tax-free, like a Roth 401(k).

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