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All local Social Security field offices close for Independence Day, a federal holiday, and this year some offices will close on July 2 and July 3 as well.
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The maximum SEP IRA contribution is $1,000 higher than the 2018 limit and is significantly more than can be saved for retirement in a regular IRA.
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The IRA contribution limit is $6,000 for 2019. If you are age 50 or over, you can contribute an extra $1,000 as a catch-up contribution.
The Roth IRA contribution limit is $6,000 for 2019, up from $5,500 in 2018. Retirement savers 50 and older can contribute an extra $1,000. Income limits apply.
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The Roth 401(k) contribution limit increased by $500 to $19,000 for 2019. Workers 50 and older can save an extra $6,000 for retirement.
Find out if your local Social Security field office is likely to be closed on Monday, May 27, due to the federal holiday before you make the trip.
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