Christine Russell
Senior Manager, Retirement & Annuities, TD Ameritrade

About Christine Russell

Christine is a Senior Manager of Retirement and Annuities for TD Ameritrade. She is responsible for the development and management of retirement products, tools, and services at TD Ameritrade, with a particular focus on retirement income planning.

Before joining TD Ameritrade, Christine founded and managed a retirement consulting firm where she developed marketing and business-building programs for IRA and 401(k) plan products. She has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry, including running a full-service 401(k) business at Wilmington Trust, overseeing a large market 401(k) team at Vanguard, and launching the New Beginnings Retirement Income initiative at Bank of New York Mellon/Dreyfus Investments.

Russell earned her BA in policy and management at Dickinson College. She holds several retirement designations, including the AIF through the Center for Fiduciary Studies, and the RMA through the Retirement Income Industry Association. She is Series 7 licensed.

 

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Boomer U: Lifelong Learning for Seniors Heading Back to the Classroom May 6, 2019 1:18 PM   |  

Seniors are returning to the classroom to continue their education and skills for a more fulfilling and meaningful retirement.

5 min read  |  Retirement Lifestyle
Freelance Economy: How to Prepare for Financial Uncertainty April 17, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Freelance work can offer advantages like flexibility, but it also comes with more financial risk and uncertainty. Consider tax-advantaged retirement accounts to help combat some of the financial negatives of freelancing.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
What Baby Boomers Can Do When Volatility Hits Near Retirement April 15, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Baby boomers will soon start to enter retirement, and with life expectancy extending, there will be many volatile factors to consider for your own retirement.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Planning Ahead: How Will Your Estate and Heirs Be Taxed? April 9, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

A will, a living trust, and the power of attorney are all factors to consider in developing an estate plan that can minimize taxes.

5 min read  |  Estate Planning
Avoid Costly Mistakes: IRA & 401(k) Withdrawal Tax Penalties April 5, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Learn about contributions, withdrawals, and distributions to help you avoid paying tax penalties on your retirement accounts.

5 min read  |  Tax Strategy
Investor's Manual: What Is a 401(k) Plan? April 4, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Understanding the basics of 401(k)s. This is an introduction to 401(k)s defining what is a 401(k).

2 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Over the Roth IRA Income Limit? Consider a “Backdoor” Roth IRA March 25, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Wish you could contribute to a Roth IRA, but you're above the income limit? Consider using a backdoor Roth IRA to make it happen.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Retiring? Keep an Eye on These 5 Retirement Tax-Planning Strategies March 8, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

As you approach the end of your career, it’s important to understand retirement tax strategies. Here are five things to keep an eye on.

3 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Nearing Retirement? 4 Ways to Prepare for Taxes January 25, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Learn tips for retirement tax planning.

2 min read  |  Tax Strategy
Social Security: How It Works and Strategies to Maximize Your Benefits January 23, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Learn how Social Security works and how to maximize your benefits and retirement income.

5 min read  |  Social Security
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