Retirement Planning

Thursday, September 30, 2021

What Retirees May Want to Know About Potential Changes to the Capital Gains Taxes

Did you know that President Biden made an announcement recently regarding individual tax proposals? Among these proposals was a provision which would mean an increase to 39.6% for the long-term capital gains tax rate. It is a big change and one worth considering as you evaluate your finances and financial future. For retirees and those looking to retire in the near future, changes in taxation can have substantial impacts on their financial prospects.

What Retirees and the Soon to Be Retired May Want to Know About Potential Changes to the Capital Gains Taxes

Taxes can have a big impact on the amount of funds you have for your Read more . . .

Monday, February 10, 2020

What the SECURE Act Means for Retirement Account Beneficiaries


The start of the new year brought some big changes to estate planning and Read more . . .

Monday, November 5, 2018

Start Planning for Your Retirement Today

How much money will I need to set aside to retire?

A recent study by Northwestern Mutual suggests that few Americans feel prepared for retirement.  Northwestern Mutual’s 2018 Planning & Progress Study reveals that an alarming 21 percent of those surveyed have no savings for retirement, while an additional ten percent have just $5,000 saved for the future.  Over 78 percent of Americans state that they are extremely or at least somewhat concerned about not having sufficient funds for retirement.  Our Arkansas retirement plan attorneys want you to be ready for retirement when the time comes.  We explore some vital steps you should take to plan for your retirement below.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Understanding RMDs in IRAs

Retirement accounts are extremely popular vehicles for saving for retirement. However, the government does not allow you to leave your tax-deferred dollars in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) indefinitely. While it is not a problem for some individuals, some retirees would prefer to leave the money in the account if they have sufficient income. Mandatory withdrawals from an IRA could result in an income tax debt.

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Monday, July 2, 2018

What's New With Your Company's Retirement Plan

By: Danny Broaddrick, ERISA/Qualified Plan Counsel


Recent legislation has impacted various aspects of many qualified retirement plans such as 401(k), profit sharing and even defined benefit (pension) plans to some degree. Some of the significant changes to note are as follows:

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Monday, June 18, 2018

How Much Money Do I Need to Retire Abroad?

When you are working with an Arkansas retirement plan attorney, there are several factors that you need to consider when developing a retirement plan. Some of those factors include the age at which you want to retire and the standard of living you want to maintain during retirement.

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