How to Maximize Savings with an IRA: Rules & Limits for 2021

An Individual Retirement Account (or IRA) is an “individual retirement plan” that is funded through personal contributions. IRAs are a great addition to traditional 401(k)s and allow individuals to save for retirement with tax-free growth or on a tax-deferred basis, depending on the type of IRA. Basic Definitions There are

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OMB Approves Compliance Supplement Addendum for COVID-19 Programs

On December 22, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget approved and posted the Compliance Supplement Addendum for COVID-19 programs administered in 2020. This addendum is effective for audits beginning after June 30, 2019. The reason for the addendum is to provide guidance for entities with COVID-19 program expenditures that

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How to Balance Multiple Savings Goals to Meet your Needs

There are many ways to evaluate how to spend your income earned: a portion on fixed expenses, another percentage on discretionary expenses, and the balance to future savings. But what happens when you have more than one savings goal? How should the total amount saved be allocated among goals?  This

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Retirement Planning: How Much Do You Need?

Have a relaxing and stress-free retirement requires a large amount of careful planning for it to be successful. Each person has a unique situation that must be evaluated when trying to achieve the goals they have in mind. The key to estimating how much you will need in retirement is

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