4 Ways Retirement Savers Can Help Reduce Their RMDs

You're proud of the nest egg you've built in your IRA and 401(k), but are you prepared for the tax bill that will come with it when the time for required minimum distributions arrives? Here are four ways to ease that pain.

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Required minimum distributions (RMDs) require special attention. The rules surrounding how and when to take them are complicated and arcane, and taking RMDs creates a ripple effect throughout your financial plan that could set you up for some unpleasant surprises.

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Brian Vnak, CFP, CPA
Vice President, Integrated Advice, Integrated Advice, Wealth Enhancement Group

Brian Vnak is Vice President, Wealth Enhancement Group, advising clients on income, gift, trust and estate tax issues.