Trust Funding 201

Trust Funding 201

Time for your next podcast class: Trust Funding 201. You signed your living trust (and related documents). Good. You’re halfway done. The rest of the job: transferring assets to the trust. In last week’s podcast we focused on some of the basic funding issues, in what we called Trust Funding 101. This week we offer…

SECURE Act - Podcast

The SECURE Act – Podcast Version

You may have read about the SECURE Act, which passed Congress as part of its December, 2019, budget bill. We’ve written about it in our newsletter (more than once, in fact). Many of our clients are still having a hard time figuring out exactly what it means. The new law is confusing — and significantly…

Retirement account

Retirement Account Divided in Divorce

Arizona, of course, is a community property state. How does that affect the retirement account accumulated by one spouse during their marriage? Community property and the retirement account One spouse may have an interest in the other spouse’s retirement account, especially when it was accumulated during the marriage. State law, however, often takes a back…