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The Slott Report
Avoid Penalties and Fees by Learning These Rules: Today’s Q&A Mailbag
Thursday, September 14, 2017
This week's Slott Report Mailbag looks into QCDs, RMDs, Rollover IRAs and Recharacterizations.
Want to Donate to Harvey Victims? Consider a QCD
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
As the flood waters slowly recede in the Houston area, many people are asking themselves how they can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. For those who have IRAs and are charitably inclined a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) may be one way you can help.
Do You Know What to Do When You Inherit an IRA? This Week’s Q&A.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
This week's Slott Report Mailbag looks into QCDs, RMDs and inherited IRAs.
7 Things Your IRA Custodian Won’t Tell You
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
It is important to know what your IRA custodian will tell you and what they will not or cannot tell you. The I in IRA stands for individual and many times it is up to the individual to know things or keep track of them.
You Must Play by the Rules with RMDs and QCDs: Q&A Mailbag
Thursday, August 24, 2017
This week's Slott Report Mailbag examines Roth IRA transfers, QCDs and RMDs.
Is There a Way Around the 10% Early Distribution Penalty? This Week’s Q&A
Thursday, August 17, 2017
This week's Slott Report Mailbag looks into the one-rollover-per-year rule, RMDs and the 10% early distribution penalty.
Your NUA and Required Beginning Date Questions Answered: This Week's Q&A
Thursday, August 10, 2017
This week's Slott Report Mailbag examines NUA and the required beginning date (RBD) for taking an RMD.
Inheriting an Inherited IRA
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
What are the rules when you inherit an inherited IRA? We get this question frequently. Let’s consider what happens when using designated beneficiaries.
Don’t Make the Same Mistakes These Advisors Made: This Week’s Q&A
Thursday, July 20, 2017
This week's Slott Report Mailbag looks into SEP-IRAs, 403(b)s and inherited IRAs.
5 Strategies to Reduce RMDs
Monday, July 17, 2017
Nothing lasts forever. This includes tax deferral on your IRAs. Eventually, Uncle Sam is going to want his share and will require funds to come out of these accounts. That is when required minimum distributions (RMDs) must begin. What if you don’t need the money? What if you don’t want a tax hit? Here are five strategies to reduce your RMDs.
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