Newsroom View | Ed Slott and Company, LLC

Newsroom View

Crossmark's Fernandez: Buy on dips to position for recession in late '23

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Victoria Fernandez, chief market strategist at Crossmark Global Investments, says that a recession is coming, but it's not imminent due to the economy's underlying strengths, including active consumers, corporate balance sheets and the labor market. While waiting for a recession to arrive late next year, Fernandez says investors should be taking advantage of down days in the market to buy up names that are on sale and better balance a portfolio to get through trouble.

Read More

Kiplinger's Personal Finance: Family finances: IRS proposes tougher rules for inherited IRAs

Friday, June 10, 2022
Managing an inherited IRA has never been easy, and it soon could become even more complex. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, which took effect in 2020, requires adult children and other non-spouse heirs to deplete inherited IRAs and other tax-advantaged accounts within 10 years of the original owner’s death. Before, these heirs could take withdrawals over their life expectancy, which cut the size of annual withdrawals and allowed untapped assets to keep growing.

Read More

You’re Never Too Young for a Roth I.R.A.

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Has your teenager landed a summer job? Good! Now, consider putting your child’s earnings to work long term by opening a Roth individual retirement account. It may seem odd to think about retirement savings when your child could still be wearing braces. But putting money now into a Roth I.R.A. means your child will have decades for the money to grow, tax free.

Read More

Proposed IRS Rule Could Penalize Some Heirs of Retirement Accounts

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Proposed new regulations from the Internal Revenue Service for inherited retirement accounts would require many heirs to make minimum annual withdrawals from the accounts—leaving less room for the savings to grow tax-deferred over the years.

The new rules would provide guidance to the Secure Act of 2019, which made several changes to laws governing retirement accounts.

Read More

RetirementRevised: Taxes in retirement: A conversation with Ed Slott on Apple Podcasts

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Ed likes to say that taxes don’t stop in retirement - they’re really just getting started. I’d say he’s right about that insofar as higher income retirees go - you’ll be paying taxes on part of your Social Security, and probably surcharges on Medicare premiums. Those aren’t technically taxes, but they sure feel like it when you’re paying them. Drawdowns from tax-deferred IRAs and 401ks are taxed as ordinary income…and possibly at high rates.

Read More

Ed Slott: IRS’ Secure Act RMD Regs Are Effective Now; Here’s How to Proceed

Sunday, April 3, 2022

The IRS’ recently released proposed regulations on how to handle required minimum distributions under the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (Secure) Act of 2019 are effective now.

While the IRS’ recently released regs “are called ‘proposed’ regulations, they are not like proposed tax laws which are not effective until signed into law,” Ed Slott of Ed Slott & Co. told ThinkAdvisor in a recent email.

Read More

The New Tax Playbook for Draining Your 401(k) in Retirement

Sunday, April 3, 2022
Putting money into a 401(k) is simple. Taking money out often requires an exit strategy. The tax breaks baked into retirement accounts don’t last forever. Retirees or their heirs eventually must start draining their balances by taking annual withdrawals known as required minimum distributions or RMDs, triggering tax bills.

Read More


Find members of Ed Slott's Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM in your area.
We neither keep nor share your information entered on this form.

I agree to the terms and services:

You may review the terms and conditions here.