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Annuities, Income Withdrawal Strategies, and Paying Down the Mortgage

January 26, 2018

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat take several calls including one from the son of a widowed mother who is trying to help his mom with her financial situation now that dad is gone, and a gentlemen who wants to know if he should change his withdrawal strategy from his IRA’s based upon the new tax law.

Scott and Pat take a call from a women who lives in Minnesota and wants to know if there are options for older workers who do not want to leave the workforce. A caller recently retired and wants to know if she should pay off her mortgage with her money market account. A caller is calling on behalf of his widowed mother and wants to know if they should invest the money from her annuity in the stock market. A man who has a large retirement savings wants to know if given the new tax laws he should adjust his retirement income withdrawal strategy. A caller’s wife is a nurse but doesn’t currently have a retirement plan provided by her employer and wants to know where she should save to lower their combined taxable income. Lastly, a women who owns an annuity but doesn’t need the money wants to know if she should annuitize her variable annuity now.

Scott Hanson and Pat McClain have been hosting Hanson McClain’s Money Matters radio show for over 20 years, and have answered questions from thousands of callers on a variety of financial topics.