How to Treat Inherited Individual Retirement Accounts

May 24, 2022By Kimberly Hoang

The SECURE Act, which became effective on January 1, 2021, changed the rules for inherited IRAs. Prior to that, the rules were very beneficial to non-spousal beneficiaries. The act upended the “life expectancy” rule for distributions and, in its place, created the 10-year rule for non-spousal beneficiaries. The act establishes a time period of 10 Read the full article…

Types of Trusts

May 11, 2022By Richard Umanoff

In the last article in our series, we covered the benefits a trust offers for creators and beneficiaries. In this article, we’ll dive into more detail about the types of trusts that can be established and the pros and cons. Types of Trusts Revocable Trusts Revocable trusts (living trusts) can be changed or canceled at Read the full article…

Essential Things to Know About Estate Planning

July 12, 2017By Anna Chen

At the most basic level, estate planning can be defined as preparing for the dispersal of your assets after you’ve passed. Your assets might include your debts, miscellaneous personal belongings, automobiles, real estate, life insurance and more. Estate planning can also apply to medical decisions outlined in advance before a debilitating condition takes away autonomy. Read the full article…