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Student Loan Borrowers in Limbo

Hi Friend,

Happy New Year! 2023 is upon us with the promise of a fresh start. Along with setting your resolutions, now is an ideal time to tackle those college planning goals which ensure you and your family are financially prepared for this next stage of life. 

In 2023, the Internal Revenue Service will be increasing the amount those investing for retirement can contribute to their tax-advantaged accounts. Taxpayers will soon be able to contribute $22,500 ($30,000 if over age 50) to their 401(k) plan, 403(b) plan, and most 457 plans. Qualified taxpayers will be able to contribute $6,500 ($7,500 if over age 50) to their Roth or IRA accounts.  Learn more about these upcoming changes in a featured article from Financial Advisor IQ

Student loan forgiveness is a complicated matter, with many moving parts. To help gain some clarity on the latest information with student loan forgiveness, read “Student-Loan Borrowers Remain in Limbo,” a recent blog from Beth V. Walker, at Rethinking65.

If you have questions about your financial plans or just want to make sure your college funding plans are on track, please sign up for a complimentary consultation or watch our on-demand webinar. I look forward to talking with you soon!

– Trixie

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IRS Increases 401(k) Contribution Limits by a Record $2,000

The Internal Revenue Service is increasing the amount retirement savers can contribute to tax-advantaged accounts, giving them a major boost, according to news reports.

Next year, taxpayers will be able to contribute $22,500 to their 401(k) plan, their 403(b) plan, most 457 plans and the federal government’s Thrift Savings plan, up from $20,500 for 2022, according to the IRS.

Student-Loan Borrowers Remain in Limbo

Student loan forgiveness is a complicated topic that has recently become even more confusing to millions of borrowers amid legal skirmishes.

The Supreme Court announced on December 1 that it will expedite review of President Biden’s plan to cancel federal student loan debt. During its February 2023 argument session, the court will argue a case brought by six states that wish to permanently block the program that President Biden established through an executive order he issued in August. The U.S. Department of Education halted the program in mid-November.

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