October 2018

Stretch IRA Rules and “See-Through” Trusts – What You Need to Know

2018-10-05T14:00:42+00:00By |Categories: Advanced Planning, Estate Planning, Nathan Krampe, Probability of Success, Wealth Enhancement|

Trusts can be a beneficiary for your IRA, but you will want to be familiar with the requirements for trust a to be a qualified “see-through” trust. Meeting these requirements is the only way the valuable “stretch” advantage can be used by trust beneficiaries. The stretch is the ability of the named beneficiary to [...]

August 2018

Market Volatility 101

2018-08-24T12:41:58+00:00By |Categories: Economy, Estate Planning|

Section 7 - Market Volatility 101 Staying Cool, Confident, and Collected When Market Turbulence Hits Whether it’s part of your retirement accounts or a separate investment portfolio, the odds are that you have some savings tied up in the stock market. This is why a booming market can make you feel pretty good about your [...]

July 2018

Social Security Benefits You Need to Know

2018-07-23T12:58:31+00:00By |Categories: Estate Planning, Taxes|

Section 6: Social Security Benefits You Need to Know According to a study from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, without Social Security income, the estimated poverty rate among seniors would be expected to spike above 40%.1 With Social Security income, however, the senior poverty rate is less than 9%.2 For such an important [...]

May 2018