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    IRS Wants To Change The Inherited IRA Distribution Rules

    New IRS changes would require some non-spouse beneficiaries to take RMDs and deplete the inherited … [+] IRA under the 10-year rule. getty The passing of the 2019 Secure Act changed the rules about when non-spouse beneficiaries must begin taking money from inherited retirement accounts. Starting in 2020, instead of stretching withdrawals over your lifetime,… More

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    If You Went To These Schools, You May Qualify For Student Loan Forgiveness: Here’s What To Do

    WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 27: U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona delivers remarks at the … [+] department’s Lyndon Baines Johnson Building on January 27, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of borrowers may qualify for federal student loan cancellation under a program designed to address school misconduct.… More

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    Your Grandkids’ Education And Your Retirement: Can You Fund Both?

    Grandfather and his grandkids getty Adequately funding your retirement should be your first priority, but what if you also want to contribute to your grandkids’ education? We asked Larry Mathis, CEO of Mathis Wealth Management in Phoenix, Ariz., to explain how to do both. Larry Light: Is it true that one of the best things… More

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    Delaware Chancery Court Navigates Around Charging Order Exclusivity And Recognizes Reverse Veil-Piercing

    LLC Law Is Seriously Messed Up When It Comes To Charging Orders getty Exela Technologies, Inc., is a business automation company which has numerous subsidiaries. Some of these subsidiaries in multiple layers. One of these subsidiaries, SourceHOV Holdings, Inc. XELA , (“Holdings”) was involved in a merger of other Exela subsidiaries, in which the surviving… More

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    File An Amended 2020 Tax Return After New PPP Guidance, Or Wait?

    The latest guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program solves a problem related to deductions, but … [+] also brings a decision on when to claim the benefit. getty If you received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, but did not deduct payroll expenses on your 2020 tax return, this is what you need to know.… More

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    Delaying Required IRA Distributions—Again— Would Largely Help Only The Wealthy

    Couple enjoying a sailing cruise. getty  The House Ways & Means Committee is once again tinkering with the law that requires retirees to take minimum distributions from their individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and 401(k)s. Each time, Congress eases the required minimum distribution (RMD) rules at great cost to the federal government. Yet the beneficiaries would… More

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    How To Get Financial Aid For College

    Students and parents sometimes don’t know where to look for financial aid for college and how to apply. Financial aid can be intimidating because it involves an alphabet soup of acronyms, almost like speaking a new language. However, there are just a few simple steps you must take to get the money you need to… More

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    How Scary Is The IRS?

    Problems with taxes. Handcuffs and money. Tax evasion concept. getty When my grandmother was with us, I took care of her finances including filing her tax return every year. Her return was very simple, and I usually finished it well ahead of the April 15th deadline. One year, I completed it in early March and… More

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    Three Reasons To Take Your RMDs Now

    Now that the 2020 is over, remorse may set in and you may be left wondering if you should have done something different to save taxes. A common question I hear is whether it make sense for retirees to take their required minimum distributions (RMDs) now or if they should save taxes by taking them… More

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    Second Draw PPP Loan Regulations Are Out: What You Need To Know

    WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 17: Jovita Carranza, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration … [+] (SBA), speaks as Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, left, listens during a House Small Business Committee hearing on July 17, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The hearing is titled “Oversight of the Small Business Administration and Department of Treasury Pandemic… More

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    Why HECM Reverse Mortgage Borrowers Make Mistakes

    Mistakes seniors make with HECM Reverse Mortgages getty FHA insured reverse mortgages, called HECMs, allow seniors to withdraw cash from their home while retaining the right to live there indefinitely. They are a potentially powerful tool for helping seniors live better lives during their retirement years. However, the benefits can also be frittered away, with… More

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    Senate Passes Student Loan Scam Legislation

    The U.S. Senate passed the Stop Student Debt Relief Scams Act on December 1, 2020 by unanimous consent. The legislation now proceeds to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration. The Stop Student Debt Relief Scams Act bans fraudulent access to U.S. Department of Education … [+] computer systems using a borrower’s FSA ID. getty… More

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    How To Bankrupt Your Student Loans

    It is almost impossible to discharge student loans in bankruptcy. Only about 1 in 2,500 student loan borrowers who file for bankruptcy succeed in obtaining a full or partial discharge of their student loans. Nevertheless, there are several ways that borrowers can qualify for a bankruptcy discharge. Here’s how. Student loan borrowers may be able… More

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