Month: July 2009

Who gets your Property if you Die Without A Will?

A person who dies without a will dies intestate. Each state has a statute that specifies to whom the decedent’s property is distributed if there is no will. You can check out who would receive your property if you die without a will at Intestacy Calculators TM. This site and the calculators it contains were… Read More

Start Planning Now for Your 2010 Roth IRA

Many people have wanted a Roth IRA, but didn’t meet the income limit guidelines. In 2010 this will no longer be an issue. Beginning in 2010, the income limits on Roth IRA conversions that have prevented taxpayers with modified adjusted gross incomes of $100,000 or more to convert their traditional IRAs to Roth IRAs are… Read More

What to do with your inheritance if you are married.

The statistics for termination of marriages in the United states are pretty grim. The latest statistics claim roughly 50% of first marriages end in divorce. Second or third marriages have only about 20% of couples remaining happily married. On the dissolution of the marriage by divorce, there are a number of issues to be dealt… Read More