CARES Act

How Does the CARES Act Impact RMDs in 2020?

Federal law requires individuals to take a required minimum distribution, or RMD, from their qualified retirement plans. The policy goal behind requiring people to take a certain amount of money out of their retirement accounts is so that the IRS can tax income. For example, every time a retiree takes an RMD...

Elderly woman planning her estate online during pandemic.

3 Tips for Estate Planning During a Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has been a wakeup call for everyone. Many residents of Southeastern Massachusetts have seen their financial security disrupted. Others have realized that they are not prepared for long-term incapacity should they contract the coronavirus. The coronavirus pandemic has shown that estate planning isn’t just for older individuals or just...