For the last year and a half, concerned about the US economy’s ability to sustain itself through a catastrophic pandemic, the Federal Reserve placed training wheels on the US monetary system that came in the form of a zero interest rate fed funds target and a quantitative easing (QE) program that involved the purchase of $120 billion of treasury and mortgage bonds monthly.
Free-trading apps, such as Robinhood, have attracted massive user bases with their limited fees, mobile-based trading, and other flexible features that improve consumer access to investing tools and platforms.
Did grandma leave you something in her will to help you buy a house or pay for school? While that type of windfall is a blessing, you also might also be wondering if you need to pay taxes. Understanding what you’ve received and where taxes fit in could help you save thousands of dollars. This article covers those different account types and gives tips on how to save taxes on your inheritance.
What if your loved one unexpectedly passed away and you were locked out of your banking account? Worse yet, what if the court became involved and decided that the assets you and your spouse worked so hard to acquire should belong to someone else?
No matter what size estate you leave behind, you want to ensure your assets are distributed and managed according to your desires.
As rumors of Spears’ unhappiness in her conservatorship have gained momentum, both fiduciary professionals and those with personal connections to her have been asked to give context to her complex conservatorship—including the possible signs of abuse by her conservators.
When special needs individuals are dependent on a combination of public benefits and financial support from family members or caregivers, their parents or guardians are often encouraged to open ABLE accounts or special needs trusts (SNTs).