What to Do With a 401(k) When Leaving a Job

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

John Iammarino, president and founder of Securus Financial in San Diego, says when people move from a 401(k) to an IRA, “they go from maybe 10, 20 or 30 options…to thousands of different options out on the open market.”

Retirement reform: Key SECURE Act provisions that will affect you

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

John Iammarino, the principal and founder of Securus Financial, told FOX Business… “It doesn’t matter how much money you have if you don’t turn it into a predictable lifetime income stream,”

3 Retirement Myths Debunked

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

But when other expenses such as travel, additional leisure activities, and health care are factored in, most times people end up spending just as much in retirement as they did when they were working, says John Iammarino, president and founder of Securus Financial, a wealth-management firm in San Diego.

Inheriting a parent’s IRA or 401(k)? Here’s how the Secure Act could create a disaster

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

There are no tax breaks for taking funds from traditional IRAs, and the same applies to inherited IRAs. That means payments will be taxed at the beneficiary’s income tax bracket, said John Iammarino, principal and founder of Securus Financial. The drain-in-10 rule can result in a large tax bill for a beneficiary, especially if that…

Advisors Recommend These Funds For Income-Hungry Investors, Even Amid Pandemic

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

Pimco Preferred and Capital Securities Fund (PFINX): recommended by John Iammarino, president of Securus Financial, in San Diego.

How Homeowners Can Protect Themselves Financially During Coronavirus

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

Behavioral Finance has proven investors make irrational decisions during market crisis and portfolio losses. This is why the average investor routinely underperforms the market. – Securus Financial

Retirement reform bill: Key provisions that will affect you

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

John Iammarino, the principal and founder of Securus Financial, told FOX Business among the changes that could be negative for retirees is the potential elimination of stretch IRAs. The new law says people who inherit an account must drain it within 10 years, while the current law allows them to stretch it out over a lifetime.

Retirement Planning Tips: 6 Funds That More Than Double The Yield Of The S&P 500

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

What three things do retirees value? Answer: income, income and income. And if you can get decent retirement income without taking on excessive risk, so much the better. All it takes is a modest amount of retirement planning. Recommendations from John Iammarino, president of Securus Financial in San Diego.

A financial checklist for widows and widowers

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

“Widows and widowers have to understand that when their partner dies, typically, their income goes down with the loss of one Social Security benefit and a possible reduction in pension benefits,” said John Iammarino, president and founder of Securus Financial in San Diego, California, in an interview. “And while their income goes down, their taxes may go up.”

Americans are more confident about saving for retirement, CNBC survey finds. That doesn’t mean they aren’t worried

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

“We call it the ‘freak-out risk, Iif you don’t have a plan in place, you risk going to cash at the wrong time — the bottom of the market — and then reinvesting at the top of the market” said John Iammarino, president and founder of Securus Financial in San Diego.

‘Consider Yourself Lucky’ if You Can Use This Retirement Account, Says Financial Advisor

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

“If you can save in a Roth 401(k), consider yourself lucky,” says John Iammarino, a financial advisor at Securus Financial in San Diego. “My message is Roth all day, every day, if you can.”

10 Ways Retirement Has Changed Over the Past Decade

By webteam | March 22, 2021 |

“In the last 10 years I think retirement has changed mostly because we see more and more people having to live off of a 401(k) and less and less corporate pensions,” says John Iammarino, president and founder of Securus Financial in San Diego. “The decline in pensions has been ongoing for the last 30 years.”

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