Required Minimum Distributions can be confusing. Here is a good summary article that touches on many key aspects clients need to know.
How time flies. The first of the baby boom generation will be required to start taking Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) from their retirement accounts this year. Read on to learn some crucial "basics" about RMDs and how the rules governing them may affect you.
In this article, Fidelity discusses the benefits of having monetary benchmarks to shoot for to make sure you are saving enough for retirement. At Pinnacle, we see clients all the time who are doing better and worse than these benchmarks, so it’s not a fool proof way to guarantee a successful retirement. We think the habits one forms, hopefully at an early age, are as important as the dollars in the beginning of a savings plan. How close are you to their benchmarks?