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January 25, 2023
SIMPLE IRA Rollover Rules Explained

Many employers will opt to offer their employees retirement benefits through a SIMPLE IRA (Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees) rather than a 401k plan. A SIMPLE IRA is much easier to set up, is less expensive, and requires less maintenance than a 401k. If you’re an employee who receives a SIMPLE IRA from your […]

December 23, 2022
SEP IRA vs SIMPLE IRA: Similarities and Differences

The SEP IRA and SIMPLE IRA are both retirement plans available to business owners. They offer higher contribution limits than a Roth or traditional IRA, and are easy to set up and maintain compared to a regular 401k plan. However, the two accounts differ in objective and function. The SEP IRA is more advantageous for […]

December 20, 2022
SIMPLE IRA Withdrawal Rules & Penalties

The SIMPLE IRA has slightly different withdrawal rules than other retirement plans. Much of it works the same way, but there’s an extra provision that prevents withdrawals from the account within two years of opening it. How to withdraw from a SIMPLE IRA without penalties A SIMPLE IRA has similar withdrawal rules as a traditional […]

December 16, 2022
SIMPLE IRA Contribution Limits (2022 & 2023)

A SIMPLE IRA has smaller contribution limits than a 401k, but provides a simpler and cheaper option for employers to offer a retirement plan for their employees. If your company sponsors a SIMPLE IRA, here’s how much you can contribute as an employee and employer for 2022 and 2023. SIMPLE IRA contribution limits Employees can make […]

December 16, 2022
What is a SIMPLE IRA? (Rules, Eligibility, and How It Works)

What is a SIMPLE IRA? A SIMPLE (Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees) IRA is a retirement plan for business owners with fewer than 100 employees. It’s essentially a cheaper, simpler alternative to setting up a 401k plan for small businesses.  Unlike other business retirement plans like the SEP IRA and solo 401k, which provide […]