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Written by attorney Kirsten Elizabeth Howe | Oct 6, 2016

Should I Name a Retirement Trust as Beneficiary For My Retirement Accounts?

Tax-deferred retirement accounts allow your savings to grow tax-free until you retire. When you begin taking distributions, you pay income tax on that money. The money that stays in your account will grow tax-free. If you die before depleting your account, the money will go to your beneficiary.

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