Tax traps are waiting. Did you it’s possible to be smack in the middle of the 22% tax bracket, yet taking an additional $1,000 in income could make that additional money taxable at 40%? It can happen to some taxpayers. In fact, there are other pitfalls many aren’t aware of, as well.
Retirement planning was much easier during working years than the challenge of managing after retirement. During the working years it’s relatively simple: just keep stashing money into your retirement plan and let the markets, over decades, do the rest!
Longevity risk is real. Accumulating assets for retirement was a lot easier than managing retirement income. Now you practically have to be an actuary to make sure your money doesn’t run out before you do!
Maybe you should think twice before buying a Medicare Advantage plan from a football player.
Do you know what a systematic Roth conversion is? It’s worth knowing!