Good news, there is a way to accomplish your goal. Sort of bad news, using rule 72(t) won't help and yes, withdrawals from an IRA will impact ACA tax credit eligibility. Although the strategy you've outlined won't work, you can accomplish the same goal through converting a portion of the traditional IRA to a ROTH IRA. This is done by rolling over . . . .Read More
Congratulations on getting your son through college and on moving forward toward your retirement. You definitely need to hit the gas on your retirement savings and it seems like you are well poised to do this. Fortunately, the money which was dedicated toward your son's college can now be focused on your retirement.
At this stage you will want to invest . . . .Read More
You are correct, the rule of thumb advice doesn't really apply to you. If it is better you don't invest in the 401(k), the alternative to look at would be opening your own Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) account. To determine whether to invest in your 401(k) or to invest in your own IRA, ask yourself the following questions. . . .Read More