The CARES Act provides numerous provisions that relate to retirement plans – aimed at helping those being impacted financially by coronavirus. One important provision that may apply to you is that requirement minimum distributions (RMDs) from defined contribution plans and IRAs for 2020 are suspended. Watch our video to learn more about how this applies to you.
Most retirees need their required minimum distribution withdrawals to get by in retirement. But for those who may not and have automatic or quarterly RMDs set up, you might want to reach discuss the best options for your planning which may include suspending those distributions. If you have done an RMD within the past 60 days, you could use the once-a-year (12 month period) 60-day IRA rollover to get the money back into a tax deferred account. If you can suspend your withdrawals for a year, it can help your portfolio out in a time of high volatility.
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Kerry Meath-Sinkin, CFP®AIF®, is a wealth advisor based in Minneapolis. She graduated with honors from Brown University, and works with clients in the Twin cities and nationwide. Kerry believes in a holistic approach to finance. Kerry also has a passion for healthy living, is a certified Ayurvedic practitioner, and public health educator. Click here to learn more about Kerry.