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Required Minimum Distributions - Update 2021

The timing of RMDs was updated in recent legislation. See this article better understand how your account will be subject to these distributions.
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History of FCMM

The Ups and Downs of 50 Years as the Benefits Organization of the EFCA
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50 Years Serving Ministers, Missionaries, and Church Staff

Perspective on FCMM Benefits & Retirement at 50 Years
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Quick Guide to Tax Reporting for Retirement Distributions - 1099R

Basic information for handling 1099-R information for tax filing
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Completing the W-2 for Retirement Contributions

Proper reporting of retirement contributions is important.
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Podcast Discussion: Pastors and FCMM Retirement Plan

FCMM's Ric Stanghelle and Jerry Rich visit about pastors and lifelong planning for post-employment years.
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2021 Benefit Plan: Open Enrollment Until December 1

Once a year, the FCMM Benefit Plan offers the opportunity for already-participating churches to revise their agreement and for ongoing staff members to enroll.
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The Corrective for Volatility in Investments? Think long-term!

Most of us have heard the age-old advice for investing: “Buy low; Sell high”. While that adage may be accurate in its simplicity, it’s a mistake for most of us to pursue it as our big aim.
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CARES Act Provisions Available through Retirement Plan - UPDATED 6/25/2020 - ENDED 12/31/2020

The CARES Act added two temporary provisions that were included in the FCMM Retirement Plan for 2020 only.
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Managing Financial Life After Opting Out of Social Security

Four critical areas for financial planning of the SS-opted-out minister.
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FCMM Office Moves to Limited Schedule - March 17

Contingency plans have been activated to best serve FCMM members.

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