As seniors approach retirement they will need to make important decisions about when and how to collect their Social Security benefits. At 70 ½, they will have to take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) from their tax-deferred accounts, like IRAs or 401(k)s. Missing deadlines can carry hefty penalties and making the wrong choice can potentially mean a lot less income in retirement.
Worry no more. Our easy-to-use guides walk you through the information you need to know to optimize your Social Security benefits and take your RMDs.
- Did you know that if you file for early retirement, your benefits will be permanently reduced by about 30%?
- Or that if you’re married, you can file on your spouse’s record instead of our own?
- Our guide will help you to understand all of your filing options.
- Did you know that starting at age 70 1/2, you may have to take an RMD from your tax-deferred IRAs or 401(k)s?
- Our guide includes a handy table and instructions on how to calculate your RMD.
- We let you know when to take your RMD, how to take your RMD, how much you’ll need to take, and more.