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I need help deciding what to do with my old 401(k): Should I roll it over?


How to Roll Over Your 401k.

Rolling over your 401(k) Retirement Plan to an IRA:

 

 

Transferring your retirement nest egg to a self-directed IRA allows you increased freedom when it comes to your investment choices. The ideal means of moving your 401(k) account’s contents into an IRA is a direct rollover rather than a cash transfer.

Direct rollovers cut out the part of the transfer process in which your former employer takes a 20% tax withholding out of your account in case you choose not to reinvest your 401(k)’s contents in another retirement plan. (Side note: even if you are transferring over to your new employer’s 401(k) plan, a trustee-to-trustee transfer is the most effective way to move your money. Once your 401(k) plan provider writes you a check for the value of your account, you have only six months to complete the transfer, otherwise, that 20% tax withholding is extracted and lost forever.)

If you have company stock sitting in your 401(k) account with your old employer, deciding what to do with it when you transfer your 401(k) can be a challenge. If you roll over your account into a plain IRA, the entire value of your stock positions will be subject to income taxes. However, if you liquidate your holdings and transfer their value into a traditional savings account, you only pay income tax on the original purchase price of the stock, and any increase in the value of the security since its purchase date is subject to capital gains tax instead.
 

 

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Should I cash out my 401(k) retirement account or roll it over?

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For more information on cashing in or taking your money out of your 401(k) or another retirement savings plan please review the official IRS website and visit: Cashing in your 401(k) instead of rolling it over?

(Please be sure to check with your tax and/or legal advisor prior to making any contributions, withdrawals or other changes to your retirement account. Place Trade Financial, Inc. does not offer tax or legal advice and nothing contained herein should not be considered as tax or legal advice under any circumstances.)

 

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Changing Jobs? What to Do With an Old 401(k) 

   

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Changing Jobs? What to Do With an Old 401(k) 

 

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