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  • May 18, 2020

    The Pros and Cons of In-Service Retirement Plan Rollovers

    Should you withdraw and reinvest your retirement plan money while you are still employed? Did you know you might be able to take some or all of the money in your 401(k), 403(b), or 457 plan and roll it over into another type of retirement account? Were you aware that you ...
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  • May 13, 2020

    The Nifty Fifty and Overweight Tech Stocks

    The interesting thing about index funds, which is not discussed enough, is that when a stock or a sector posts dramatic gains, it can become an outsized part of the total index. Investors who buy the index are buying that stock or sector at very high valuations—which may nor may ...
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  • April 23, 2020

    The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your Retirement Accounts—What You Should And Should Not Do

    Most economists expect the Coronavirus outbreak to cause a recession. Since many people made bad financial investment decisions in the last recession, it is important to remind ourselves of what we should and should not do.  First, pause with gratitude if you have a retirement account—nearly half of workers do not. ...
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  • April 16, 2020

    Roth IRA Conversion in the Era of COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up nearly every aspect of American life. To say it’s been a difficult time would be an understatement.  However, difficult times may open doors to new possibilities. Businesses are changing their ways of operating, and individuals are exploring new avenues for investment. It may be time ...
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  • April 03, 2020

    Key Provisions of the CARES Act

    Recently, the $2 trillion “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security” (“CARES”) Act was signed into law. The CARES Act is designed to help those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, while also providing key provisions that may benefit retirees. To put this monumental legislation in perspective, Congress earmarked $800 billion for ...
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  • March 30, 2020

    How Coronavirus-Fueled Investment Losses May Help Cut Your Taxes

    Your portfolio may be in the red, but your tax planning just might be in the green – if you know how to work those losses. Anxiety around the spread of coronavirus, along with recession fears, have sent major stock indexes into a tailspin. While selling out of the market altogether could ...
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  • March 25, 2020

    Does Leaving Maryland Purely for Tax Reasons Really Make Sense?

    Many of our Montgomery County clients dream of moving to a lower-cost area of the country when they retire in order to stretch their retirement savings out further. In particular, they envision saving thousands of dollars every year in taxes by moving to a state with no state income tax ...
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  • March 16, 2020

    When a Windfall Comes Your Way

    What do you do with big money? Sudden wealth can help you address retirement saving or college funding anxieties, and it may also allow you to live and work on your terms. On the other hand, you’ll pay more taxes, attract more attention, and maybe even contend with jealousy or envy. ...
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  • March 04, 2020

    A Roth IRA’s Many Benefits

    Why do so many people choose them over traditional IRAs? The IRA that changed the whole retirement savings perspective. Since the Roth IRA was introduced in 1998, its popularity has soared. It has become a fixture in many retirement planning strategies for our clients here at Kendall Capital because it offers ...
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  • February 20, 2020

    Tax Considerations for Retirees

    Are you aware of these potential tax breaks and tax-saving opportunities? The federal government offers some major tax breaks for older Americans. Some of these benefits deserve more publicity than they receive. With frequent changes to the tax code, we encourage you to reach out to an advisor at Kendall Capital ...
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