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Most 401k plans will not allow you to take premature distributions before the age of 59 1/2 if you are still employed. The exception to this is for financial hardship, but credit card debt will most likely not count towards that exemption.
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Not exactly sure what type of plan you are referring to but typically you'll want to enact a "trustee to trustee" type transfer, so you can avoid taxes, when you roll it over.
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Justin, If you have funds in a 401(k) that you deferred or employer contributions that you were fully vested in then the money is this there for you.
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Unless each HSA Bank offers an advantage, two accounts will just complicate things for you. the reporting will be a mess and you might accidentally defer excess contributions and that could be expensive.
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John, I'm sorry for your loss. Often you will need to contact your father's financial advisor or employer with an Official death certificate. If you would like to discuss please email or call 770-954-8823. Sincerely, Stephanie
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Jennifer, I am sorry for your loss. You will need at least one copy of the official death certificate in most cases to see and have access to the assets. Which benefits? Social Security has a website and you can view what they expect to pay and when. ...(more)
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If you are still working there you might be allowed to take a loan from the 401(k). If you take the money completely out of the plan, you will be charged an IRS penalty of 10% and 20% in taxes will be held out for you. The Human Resources Department ...(more)
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There are no tax consequences for moving retirement funds from one account to another retirement account once a year. The release of funds from the former employer depends of the type of plan and how it is written. You say pension plan so I don't have ...(more)
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Your HR probably gave you a summary plan description when you became eligible to join the plan. If you do not have those materials or the related website, Brightscope actually has a ton of plan information.
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Jacqueline, You should be receiving statements quarterly by mail or email. If you are still working for the company, you can find out if they have loan provisions and if your need qualifies. Otherwise, if you take money directly out of the plan, you ...(more)
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Rob Spadaford Level 1
Hello! I would start by calling and asking your employer's Human Resources Department - or call their corporate main phone number. They can let you know who, how, and where to inquire about your 401(k). Good luck - Rob Spadaford
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Rob Spadaford Level 1
Hello! I would start by calling your Human Resources Department at Sports Authority - or call their corporate main phone number. They can let you know who, how, and where to inquire about your 401(k). Good luck - Rob Spadaford
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If you have an old statement, it should have a phone number that you can call to get updated information. If you need to update your mailing or email address they will likely need you to sign a form and return it to them. Some plans allow you to leave ...(more)
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RMDs are important and if not taken can result in a penalty of 50% of the amount you were supposed to take out of your account. There is a specific minimum distribution based on your age and the value of the account and it is recalculated every year. ...(more)
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Once you meet your RMD for the year, you can invest the money in any taxable account that you choose. An interesting possibility is instead of taking a distribution of cash, taking a distribution of the appropriate value in securities (stock, bond, mutual ...(more)
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Each statement should have a phone number for a service department on it. If you haven't been receiving paper or email statements, call the HR department of each company.
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You should be receiving quarterly statements for your 401(k) account. It is nest to call the HR department and see if they have an old email and/or physical mailing address on file. I can discuss in greater detail if you contact me directly and discuss ...(more)
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No, the cannot delete your account. I would contact the Sharp HR about your account. Are you still working for the company? If not, you could roll the 401(k) into an IRA account and have more control over it. However, you may have benefits to leaving ...(more)
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Herbert N Glass Level 18
To determine if you can get a plan loan from your 401(k) plan, you may do the following: When you entered the plan you should have been given a Summary Plan Description ("SPD") from your employer or the financial institution that holds the 401(k) monies ...(more)
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Contact the HR Dept at that company. Ask for the appropriate forms to either cash out your balance (and pay taxes on it) or roll it over to another Retirement Account (IRA, 401k,etc)
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You will need to wait until 59 1/2 to start taking with drawls without a penalty
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First, who is the plan provider.
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Wonderful! I always love unexpected money. Do you still have contacts at the company? You should have been getting statements at least annually on your benefit. One way or the other, contact the company, find out who to talk to about your retirement ...(more)
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First off, whatever you do, don't let anyone talk you into rolling it over until you have all the information you need. Why? If you leave your company after age 55, you can access your 401k money without the 10% penalty. If you roll it to an IRA and ...(more)
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The plan is required to provide that information to you at least annually, but you can request it at any time. Contact the plan administrator and ask. Are you specifically asking about how much is in your account, or the plan as a whole?
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Your 401k plan should have an established process. Contact whoever is in charge of your plan and ask how to start it. They will require you to provide information on what your hardship is, and what other financial resources you have available. They ...(more)
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As of a couple of years ago, they had some good target date funds with low expense ratios. I haven't come across them recently but I gotta imagine that those funds are still available.
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Jean Fullerton Level 1
You will owe tax, at your income tax rate, when you withdraw money from the account. Contact the company where your bother worked, or the custodian that holds the 401k to see what your options and requirements are for the account.
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Jean Fullerton Level 1
If you were listed at the sole primary beneficiary on your husband's IRA account you should be able to contact your adviser and/or account custodian and have them send you the forms to rollover his account into yours. If you are over 70.5 note that you ...(more)
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