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Supreme Court Ruling That Inherited IRA's Are Available To Creditors In Bankruptcy May Cause You to Rethink Inheritable Assets

A 2014 ruling by the US Supreme Court should give serious pause to anyone considering using inheritable IRAs as a multi-generational wealth protection strategy. While Individual Retirement Funds were ...
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Eight Reasons to Revise Your Estate Plan Today

Do you already have an estate plan in place? Don't get too comfortable just yet. You are on the right track, but there are actually plenty of reasons to revise your estate plan. Things change all ...
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Bankruptcy Priority Payouts Explained: Priority, Secured, Unsecured Debts Are Not Equal

A key part in understanding how bankruptcy works is learning the differences between the three types of debt – secured, unsecured, and priority claims – and how each is treated under the ...
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