I cringed when I read that the Cares Act designed to help Americans adversely affected by the pandemic would allow people to withdraw up to $100,000 from their retirement accounts without penalty. Having worked with participants of retirement plans for nearly 30 years, I knew this would possibly open up another excuse to steal from their future.
Jay L. Gershman, Retirement Visions LLC, West Hartford
While many people are suffering financially right now, that doesn’t necessarily have to be you. If you have not seen a drop in your income, here are a few things you can do to benefit now.