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Naming a Trust as IRA Beneficiary

Trusts are used to accomplish a variety of objectives in estate planning and retirement income strategies. There are different kinds of trusts and many ways to use trusts. Most individuals...

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8 Year-End Considerations for IRA Owners

It’s hard to believe that calendar year 2018 is almost over and soon it will be 2019. Year-end can be a hectic time with work deadlines and holiday hassles. But...

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Tax-Free Charitable Donations From Your IRA

With the tax reform changes that became effective in 2018, fewer taxpayers will be itemizing deductions on their federal income tax returns – which means fewer taxpayers will be taking...

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How to Make The Most of Your Rollover

If you participated in a former employer’s retirement plan, you don’t have to leave your retirement savings with your former employer, you can take it with you. You can either...

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Advisors Play a Critical Role in RMD Planning

As a financial advisor, you are probably aware that self-directed Traditional IRA owners must begin taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) when they reach age 70½. But some of your clients...

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Eight Rules To Know About Simple IRAs

[Updated September 12, 2019] With a STRATA Trust SIMPLE IRA, you receive benefits of an employer-sponsored plan yet retain the investment freedom and control of a self-directed IRA. SIMPLE IRAs...

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