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Retirement Basics

What is a beneficiary?

The beneficiary is typically a person, but it could be any number of individuals as well as other entities.

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What is a deferred annuity?

Despite its advantages, a deferred annuity has some clear drawbacks, some of which are substantial.

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What is a spousal IRA?

The spousal IRA allows a spouse who did not have earned income to contribute to an IRA.

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