Avoiding Charitable IRA Beneficiary Mistakes in 5 Easy Steps
Can IRAs be used to benefit a charity?
IRA can be a great source of funds to provide a benefit for a favorite charity, but using these funds can create a number of traps that must be avoided in order to maximize benefits to both the charity and other IRA beneficiaries.
Avoiding Spousal Beneficiary Mistakes in 5 Easy Steps
Who is a spouse beneficiary?
A spouse beneficiary must be married to the account owner at the time of the account owner’s death, and he or she must be named on the beneficiary form (or inherit directly through the document default provisions). A spouse beneficiary has a number of unique options.