One technique for moving money from one IRA to another, and possibly use that money in the meantime, is to do a “60 day rollover”. This is very common, and can be done once per year per individual IRA account.
Starting in 2015, you can only perform this 60 day rollover once per year for all your IRAs, regardless of how many you have.
What does this mean? IRA transfers, which I usually recommend for clients, is the way to move money from trustee to trustee.
The deficit is the difference between tax receipts (inputs) and tax expenditures (outputs). The deficit has been declining over the past few years, but it’s not due to decreased expenditures, it’s due to increased revenues.
The private sector has been healing itself over the past 5 years, and it shows with the tax revenue.
Tensions with Russia, slowing global growth and falling consumer confidence mean the region’s biggest economy struggled to grow in the past 3 months, and may turn out to have shrunk for a 2nd quarter running.
Across the Eurozone as a whole, recently released data showed that economic sentiment dipped in September for a 4th month in a row.
Questions abound about whether this could lead into a vicious circle of falling prices and stagnation.
I’ll continue to watch this closely and make some macro recommendations for my clients as this continues to unfold.