Tag: Tax Planning

The Roth IRA Playbook: From Basic Rules to Advanced Tactics (Ep. 43)

The Roth IRA Playbook: From Basic Rules to Advanced Tactics (Ep. 43)

What are the real advantages of Roth IRAs for long-term savings?

Are you missing out?

Join host Jim McGovern in the latest episode of Maximizing Outcomes as he dissects the world of Roth IRAs. This episode is packed with useful information, offering unique insights into this essential tool for the potential for tax-free retirement income. Whether you’re among the 32 million Americans already using Roth IRAs or considering it, this episode is crucial for understanding the rules, clarifying misconceptions, and learning lesser-known tactics.

Key Discussion Points:
● Roth IRA Basics: Dive into the unique tax-free withdrawal feature of Roth IRAs, setting them apart from traditional IRAs
● Eligibility and Contributions: Understand the income limits and contribution guidelines, tailored for various income groups
● Strategic Approaches to Roth IRAs: Discover advanced strategies like Backdoor Roth IRAs and Roth Conversion (Side Door) methods for high-income individuals
● Withdrawal Rules and Exceptions: Navigate the complexities of withdrawing from a Roth IRA with a clear, comprehensive guide
● Roth vs. Traditional IRAs: Evaluate both types of IRAs based on individual tax situations and future implications
● Roth IRA Conversions: Gain strategic insights into the timing of conversions, managing tax exposure, and impact on Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs)
● And much more!

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Tax laws are subject to change. Earnings can grow tax-free, and qualified withdrawals are tax and penalty-free. Roth IRA withdrawal and penalty rules vary depending on your age, how long you’ve had the account, and other factors.

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Estate Planning Built On Dynasty Trusts with Jerry Wegley (Ep. 18)

Estate Planning Built On Dynasty Trusts with Jerry Wegley (Ep. 18)

You want to make sure your protection in your estate plan is complete and it’s engineered with extreme conditions in mind. Yet many people have wills and trust with safety features that expire when the beneficiaries at a certain age.

In this episode, Jim McGovern talks with Jerry Wegley, an attorney with KnoxLaw about why dynasty trusts should be the centerpiece of a family estate plan. He explains where some of the traditional approaches to estate planning fall short and assets may be unnecessarily exposed to creditors, divorcing spouses, transfer taxes and other issues.

Jerry discusses:

  • The misconceptions with trusts
  • How trusts have evolved over the last 20 years
  • The specifics of creating a trust and the rules each position is to follow
  • Why efficient tax planning is built into a dynasty trust
  • And more

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About Our Guest:

Jerry Wegley’s practice focuses on asset protection and business succession planning. He helps people protect their assets from taxes, creditors, future ex-spouses and ex-in-laws, and nursing homes, so they may choose who benefits from their assets (themselves, their children, charities, etc.). His previous experience as a CPA helps him advise business owners wishing to keep their business operating after their exit; whether it be by their child or other family member, their employees or another party that will carry on their legacy. He is available to speak on business and tax topics, sophisticated estate planning strategies, asset protection, wealth preservation, long-term care planning, business succession and special needs planning. He also serves as Vice President on Knox Law’s Board of Directors.

Protecting Your Child’s Future (Ep.4)

Protecting Your Child’s Future (Ep.4)

What’s at stake when setting your child up for a successful financial future? What specific goals do you have in mind for your child?

In this episode, Jim McGovern will give you practical insights and an overview of life planning, building a sustainable wealth for you and your children, and caring for your child’s future. 

Jim discusses:

  • His philosophies of planning for your child’s financial future
  • Planning your financial timeline and how to properly incorporate your children’s financial inheritance
  • The financial planning process when caring for a child that has special needs
  • How to plan for your financial well-being
  • And more

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