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A window of opportunity currently exists to help your clients potentially lock in higher lifetime estate and gift tax exemptions. Use this guide to aid conversations with your clients now to help ensure they are meeting their objectives.
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A disciplined, annual approach to Roth conversions can increase balances in tax-free savings vehicles and reduce taxes over the long term. Learn how your clients may benefit from moving assets to a Roth over multiple years.
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Five questions provide a roadmap for this critical conversation. Get information for your clients that can help plan for future care.

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Help investors plan for, generate, manage, and withdraw income in retirement by using this practical four-step process recommended by the Schwab Center for Financial Research.
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There are important ages to pay attention to for retirement planning, which may open up eligibility to certain benefits, affect the maximum amount individuals can contribute to a retirement account, and determine when to make required minimum distributions. Not all milestones require action, but a general awareness of them is important.
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For 2023, the IRS made some of the largest inflation adjustments in decades. However, not everyone will benefit from these changes. If your clients are expecting higher income in 2023, now is a good time to consider tax planning techniques that may help reduce their taxable income.
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Down markets combined with rapidly rising interest rates can be unsettling for investors, even experienced ones. While declining balance sheets can cause short-term concern, they also present an opportunity for long-term wealth transfer.
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Congress recently passed a massive 4,155-page spending package that included SECURE Act 2.0, providing numerous improvements to retirement savings and distribution rules. Read more for the law’s key provisions and potential implications and how they may impact retirees and retirement savers.

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