With taxes at historically low levels, many people have turned to Roth conversions as a planning strategy. Is this a smart option for you? What all should you consider when it comes to conversions? Let’s breakdown the pros and cons and explain how the process would work for you.
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1:18 – Roth conversions are a topic we talk about a lot in the planning process.
2:37 – What is a Roth conversion?
3:33 – Why might this be especially helpful for high-income earners?
5:04 – Mike explains tax considerations for a Roth conversion?
6:09 – What are the common mistakes people make with a Roth conversion?
7:25 – Who is someone that might benefit from this strategy?
8:48 – This is a great way for people wanting to leave money to their kids through a retirement account.
9:39 – Who else should not consider a Roth conversion?
10:49 – A common mistake we see people make relating to RMDs.
11:48 – Every situation is different and you need a personal plan.
13:16 – Mailbag question: I have several thousand in company stock that I want to cash in and put towards land to build a vacation home. Is there any reason I shouldn’t do that?