Are there situations in which I can withdraw funds penalty-free from my IRA?

When withdrawing funds from your individual retirement account (IRA), you may be able to avoid early withdrawal penalties (but not taxes) in several situations, including, but not limited to, the following:

We are a registered investment adviser and we do not provide legal advice and do not provide tax advice unless explicitly agreed to in writing between you and GS&Co.. If you don’t already have one, we strongly encourage you to contact a tax professional for a full list of situations and to determine if this type of withdrawal is right for you.