Divorce and Retirement Accounts - Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)

What happens to my retirement account if I get divorced? Many divorce settlements, but not all, include the court awarding a portion of your retirement account to your former spouse, which is referre…

Chandler Julian
Updated 1 year ago by Chandler Julian

Hardship Withdrawals

What is a hardship withdrawal?. A hardship withdrawal is a withdrawal of funds from one’s retirement account due to an immediate and heavy financial need of the employee and the amount must be necess…

Lauren Braun
Updated 7 months ago by Lauren Braun

How do I request my distribution?

How do I request my distribution?. Online. You can click the " Withdrawals " menu link in your online account and completing the form request process, or you can request a distribution form by contac…

Chandler Julian
Updated 1 year ago by Chandler Julian

Involuntary Distributions

Can my account be forced out of the plan after I'm no longer working for the plan sponsor? It depends on your account balance. But generally, a plan may allow for involuntary distributions (aka force…

Chandler Julian
Updated 2 years ago by Chandler Julian

Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)

What is a Required Minimum Distribution?. A Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) is a government-required withdrawal from a retirement account that starts once you meet certain age, ownership, and wor…

Chandler Julian
Updated 10 months ago by Chandler Julian