Five Reasons Why I Don’t Like SIMPLE IRAs for Optometry Practice Owners


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Choosing a retirement plan for your optometry practice is an important decision and it’s one of those processes that can often be put on the back burner by ODs. It’s common for us to see mature practices still utilizing a SIMPLE IRA in their practice and, when asked why they still use a SIMPLE IRA, a common answer we hear is “Because it’s much cheaper than a 401(k).” This is also advice that we see being shared in online communities as well.

In today’s episode,, I want to share with you five reasons why the SIMPLE IRA is not the long-term retirement plan solution for your practice, backed up with specific examples and case study illustrations and projections.

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