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In limited circumstances it is prudent to name a trust as IRA beneficiary. The practice should be used sparingly, however, because it adds a layer of complexity and increases the administrative burden. Continue reading →
IRA beneficiary designations are commonly overlooked, but incredibly important. In general, a will does not affect the destination of IRA monies at death; instead, the beneficiary designation controls. Continue reading →