Congress, stop the madness and eliminate RMDs

Thursday, May 13, 2021

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Congress has come up with what some are calling SECURE 2.0, or Son of SECURE  a bill entitled Securing a Stronger Retirement Act that includes many positive changes to encourage retirement savings. However, one seemingly pointless proposal in the legislation would raise the required minimum distribution age from 72 to 75 over 10 years. Most advisers might argue that consumers will probably love this. After all, isn’t delaying RMDs a good thing? No.