Know the facts before taking the cash

It may seem like the easiest thing to do, but taking a cash distribution could affect your ability to meet your future retirement needs. This calculator will show how much you would pay in taxes and penalties if you cashed out your retirement plan.

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Expected annual return on savings 5
My target retirement age 67

Here's the impact of taking the cash vs. rolling it over

Option 1: Take a $0 cash distribution

Value after taxes

Taxes and penalties could
cost you $0!

Keep in mind, it could take you…

less than a year

to get back to where you are now.

Option 2: Roll over to an IRA

If you roll over to an IRA, when you retire in 27 years these savings could be worth



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If you still feel like this is the best option, proceed with the distribution

This is a hypothetical illustration used for informational purposes only and reflects #% federal income tax rate and #% state income tax rate plus a 10% IRS early withdrawal penalty on the cash distribution amount and information as entered by you. The example assumes #% average annual return on the rollover and the reinvested cash distribution. Assuming the same factors, if reinvested in a taxable account for # years, the cash distribution could add up to $# and staying in the plan until target retirement age could add up to $#. Note that employer contributions are not factored in future calculations. This calculator is intended to provide general information about the impact of taking a cash distribution. Individual circumstances may vary and there is no guarantee that the results shown will be achieved or maintained over any time period. Past performance does not guarantee future results. You may want to seek advice from your tax advisor about your particular situation.

There are advantages and disadvantages to all rollover options; you are encouraged to review your options to determine if staying in a retirement plan, rolling over to an IRA or another option is best for you.

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