IRA - Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Elder Law - Inherited IRAs and the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruling applies to inherited IRAs but not to other types of retirement accounts. It also clarified instructions in the Bankruptcy Code, as millions of baby boomers begin to leave behind unspent IRA money to families and loved ones."Nothing about the inherited IRA's legal...

Idaho Elder Law - Roth IRA Is The "Cadillac" of Inherited Retirement Accounts

Out of all the different types of retirement accounts, which is the best to leave to your loved ones? For many, the Roth IRA rises above the rest."The Roth IRA is pretty much the Cadillac of accounts to inherit," according to The Wall Street Journal in recent article titled "The Most Valuable...

Idaho Estate Planning - Traditional or Roth IRA?

So you want an IRA, but you aren't sure if you need a traditional one or a Roth. How do you decide? Let's explore the Roth IRA a bit further to help your decision.In a recent Digital Journal article, titled "To Roth or not to Roth your IRA? Atlantic Trust explains the benefits, considerations,"...

Idaho Estate Planning - Roth IRA Gaining Popularity

As reported in Bloomberg on the day of an IRS announcement, conversions from traditional to Roth IRAs increased by nine times in 2010. That was the first year of new laws surrounding the tool, pulling in over 10% of all millionaires with it. Indeed, this rise in popularity means a Roth IRA is...

Idaho Estate Planning - Bankruptcy and Inherited IRAs

Does an "inherited" retirement account remain a retirement account for the intended heir? This may sound like a rhetorical question, but it is currently one before the U.S. Supreme Court in the matter of Clark et ux. V. Rameker et al.The decision could have important consequences for those who...
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