Clients don’t always understand the interactions between different types of income and deductions, leading to potentially significant tax inefficiency in their retirement strategy. Recently Joe Elsasser, CFP®, hosted a webinar to help advisors identify which accounts clients should withdraw from, and when, in order to make better retirement strategy decisions. The webinar is now is now available for on-demand viewing. Watch the webinar when and where it's convenient for you.
Intense Winter Storm Leads to Devastating Floods
For most of us at Covisum, we've never seen devastation from floods like we're seeing right now.
In my lifetime, my basement has flooded a time or two. It's probably happened to each of the Nebraska natives who work here. I've had a swampy back yard countless times. Flash flood warnings from The Weather Channel are a norm for us in the spring. But this year is different.
Social Security Planning is Not Dead!
It’s a common misconception that Social Security planning is dead. Social Security is a completely unique retirement income stream. For those transitioning into retirement, as long as this system exists, a key question will be: “When should I take my Social Security benefits?” This means that as a financial planner, answering this question should be a critical part of your retirement income practice.
Sequence of Withdrawals: Tax-Efficient Planning for Baby Boomers
Covisum® is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, March 20 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time. Advisors will learn how to identify which accounts clients should withdraw from, and when, in order to make better retirement strategy decisions.
Hidden Value is a column in ThinkAdvisor where Joe Elsasser, CFP®, answers common questions with insights advisors and their clients may not have considered. This week he takes a closer look at the tax implications and the hidden opportunities created through interactions between various cash sources.