How to Protect Loved Ones from Being Disinherited
If your beneficiary designations are out of date and you die without updating those designations, your assets could go the wrong people–a former spouse, for example–no matter what your will says.
What are the Big Takeaways for Social Security in 2023?
2022 has been a tough year for many seniors, but the outlook for 2023 shows some potential ‘silver linings.’
What’s New in SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022?
In the dark of the night, snuggled within the 4,000+ page Omnibus Bill meant to keep the machine of government well-oiled, lies a passage that may change the future of retirement saving.
What Is Included in an Estate Inventory?
One of the essential steps in the probate process is filing an inventory of all the assets that are part of the estate.
What Penalties Hurt Retirement Accounts?
The following are penalties to avoid at all costs when contributing to or withdrawing from retirement accounts.
Does a Beneficiary have to Pay Taxes on 401(k)?
If you anticipate inheriting a 401(k) from a parent, a spouse or someone else, it’s important to know your options for minimizing tax liability.
Does Potential IRS Change Have an Impact on Estate Plan?
The IRS is weighing a change that could leave your heirs poorer than you might hope.
Do You Lose Benefits If You Retire Early?
Claiming Social Security before full retirement age (FRA) has consequences–namely, that you’ll get stuck with a lower monthly benefit for life.
RMD Formula Changes for First Time in 20 Years
The IRS has good news for retirees: you can now keep more money in your tax-deferred retirement accounts thanks to lower required minimum distributions (RMDs).
What Is a TOD Beneficiary?
A person named as a transfer on death (TOD) beneficiary for an account will receive the assets held in it when the account owner dies.