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FOR FUN | Inside Liz’s Library: “All Adults Here” by Emma Straub

By Contributing Staff | October 1, 2020

Cary’s assistant Liz Bradley is our resident culture vulture. If you need a movie, book, or streaming series recommendation, reach out to Liz for the latest and greatest. by Liz Bradley If you’re like me (in the year of COVID), you may have done a lot of reading over the past few months. I’ve read several books,…

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The Power and Flexibility of the Roth IRA

By Josh Weller | September 19, 2020

Josh takes a break from Sustainable Investing to describe the primary differences between the Traditional and Roth IRA. The focus is on the benefits and flexibility of the Roth IRA—possibly the most powerful retirement planning tool for most investors. TRANSCRIPT: Hey, it’s Josh Weller here. It’s Roth IRA Awareness Month at Cary Stamp & Company,…

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Roth IRA Conversion Strategy

How to Lower Your Taxes in Retirement with Roth IRA Conversions

By Cary Stamp | September 16, 2020

Leading financial advisor based in Jupiter, FL, Cary Stamp, CFP®, shares the Roth IRA conversion strategy that many people are unaware of, but can make a huge difference on taxable income in retirement. This is especially important if you’re within a few years of retirement or if you’re in that gap between the time that…

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Roth IRAs for Beginners

By Frank Francese | September 16, 2020

Roth IRAs are a Crucial Tool for Lowering Taxes in Retirement. Roth IRAs are after-tax retirement accounts, in contrast to traditional IRAs and most employer-sponsored retirement plans such as 401(k) programs that are tax-deferred accounts (pre-tax contributions). Because of the unique tax structure, Roth IRAs have several advantages. First, what is an IRA? IRA is…

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The Case for Roth IRA Conversions

By Andrew Trammell | September 16, 2020

Using Roth IRA Conversions to Reduce the Tax Burden of Required Minimum Distributions Few People Understand the Tax Implications of Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) in 401(k) and Traditional IRA accounts. When you reach age 72, you are required to start taking distributions from most traditional retirement accounts. You can always withdraw more, however you cannot…

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Little Known Tips for Maximizing Lifetime Social Security Benefits

By Andrew Trammell | July 21, 2020

First, Let’s Look at How Social Security Benefits Work. Before we move on to my tips for maximizing Social Security benefits, here’s a quick primer on how the system works. To become eligible for benefits, you need to earn what’s referred to as 40 “credits.” A credit is essentially each quarter per year worked, so…

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Three Investment Books That Impacted My Financial Career

By Cary Stamp | June 24, 2020

Financial advisor Cary Stamp shares a brief overview of the three investing books that had a major impact on his investment management and financial advisory career.       SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION:   TRANSCRIPT: I’m Cary Stamp with Cary Stamp & Company, Principled Wealth Advisors. I want to share with you three books that have…

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My Personal Secret and How It Can Help You Financially

By Cary Stamp | June 24, 2020

Financial advisor Cary Stamp shares an uncomfortable secret that can help you recover from financial adversity or a mistake that you feel vulnerable or embarrassed about. Don’t be afraid to admit your mistake and seek the assistance of a financial advisor to get back on track.       SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION: TRANSCRIPT: Recovering from…

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A Great Solution After The Secure Act’s Elimination of the “Stretch IRA”

By Cary Stamp | June 5, 2020

The Secure Act eliminated the Stretch IRA option for beneficiaries to distribute inherited IRAs over their lifetimes. Now there’s a 10-year distribution maximum. If you’re close to retirement, have a lot of money in retirement plans, and want to maximize assets passed on to beneficiaries when you’re no longer here, there’s a great solution.  …

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Saving for Family Education Expenses with Tax-Advantaged 529 Plans

By Cary Stamp | June 3, 2020

Financial advisor Cary Stamp, based in Jupiter, FL, discusses the ability to maximize savings for family education expenses while reducing your income taxes, using 529 Plans. Tax-free distributions from these plans can be used for elementary and secondary private school, and undergrad and graduate college.   SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION: TRANSCRIPT: I’m Cary Stamp, and this…

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