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You have many distribution options available to you when you retire. Review this chart of your five distribution options and then contact your financial professional to discuss which one might be best for your situation.




Roll over into a traditional IRA


• Invested assets remain tax-deferred

• Avoid current taxes and a 10% early withdrawal penalty (when applicable)

• Not subject to former employer’s plan restrictions

• Flexible — wide selection of investment options

• Assets may be consolidated into one account

• May be appropriate if you are younger than 59½ years of age and want to avoid immediate taxes and penalties (if applicable)

• May set up systematic withdrawals or take partial withdrawals from the IRA as needed

Select a retirement income stream

• Wide range of annuity income options

• Flexibility to choose a payment method that best meets your needs

• Income stream of specified payments

• Interest rate is locked in at time of purchase

• Once an annuity income option is selected, it cannot be changed

• Anticipate future needs when selecting an annuity income option

Keep assets in former employer’s plan

• Invested assets remain tax-deferred

• Avoid current taxes

• Same ID/password to access your account online or via telephone

• Limited to former plan’s investment options

• May not be permitted by your former employer’s plan

• May limit distribution options

• Costs may be higher inside the plan

Transfer assets to new employer’s plan


• Invested assets remain tax-deferred

• Avoid current taxes

• May offer investment options that your former plan does not

• Subject to new employer’s plan restrictions

• Limited to the investment options offered by your new employer

• May not be permitted by your new employer

• May have a waiting period before you can participate

Lump sum cash distribution

• Immediate account access, less any taxes, incurred penalties and loan payoffs

• May invest in anything, although generally money will no longer be invested tax-deferred

• If you need access to cash, consider a partial rollover to avoid paying taxes on the entire amount

• Money withdrawn is subject to federal and state taxes

• If you are under 59½ years of age, you may be assessed a 10% early withdrawal penalty

• Plan assets must be rolled to another qualified plan within 60 days or retirement contributions are no longer tax deferred

• Your former employer’s contract may assess withdrawal charges on cash distributions


OneAmerica Financial is the marketing name for the companies of OneAmerica Financial. Non-registered group annuity contracts are issued by American United Life Insurance Company® (AUL), a OneAmerica company, One American Square, Indianapolis, IN 46282, 1-800-249-6269. • Group annuity contracts are issued by AUL and registered variable annuity products are distributed by OneAmerica Securities, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA, SIPC, One American Square, Indianapolis, IN 46282. Not available in all states or may vary by state. • Administrative and recordkeeping services provided by AUL or OneAmerica Retirement Services LLC, companies of OneAmerica which are not broker/dealers or investment advisors. • Provided content is for overview and informational purposes only and is not intended as tax, legal, fiduciary, or investment advice.


Any investment involves risk and there is no assurance that the investment objective of any investment option will be achieved. Before investing, understand that variable annuities are subject to market risk, including possible loss of principal.