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How to Withdraw Money From My Mutual Fund

deeming shares of a mutual fund can be as easy as a single click online or a phone call. On the other hand, it might require a meeting with your financial adviser. It depends on your needs and the tax status of your account. In any case, the process is pretty straightforward.

What Is Luxury Car Tax?

ying a new car is a complex and often expensive process. The type of car you select determines not only how much you pay for the vehicle, but also what taxes you pay and how much the car costs to maintain and drive. However, drivers in the United States no longer need to worry ...

Can You Get Social Security Benefits for an Adopted Child?

2011, over 4 million children, including adopted children, received SSA retirement, disability or survivors benefits. If you’re an SSA beneficiary, your adopted child can get benefit payments off of your record. Your adopted child has the same requirements to meet as a ...

Co-Ownership vs. Beneficiaries With Savings Bonds

en purchasing U.S. savings bonds, the way you title them determines who actually owns them and can eventually cash them in. If you put your own name on the title or buy them as a gift for someone else in his name, that is sole ownership. Two people on the title are co-owners. ...

How to Give Assets to Your Children Before Your Death

ile a will can take care of distributing your assets to your family after you die, you don’t have to wait until you’re gone to divide up your assets. Maybe you want to help your children financially while you’re still alive, or you want to avoid any confusion ...

Can My Non-citizen Wife Receive Social Security Benefits After I Die?

you've paid in to the Social Security system through payroll taxes, you are entitled to retirement benefits as well as disability benefits, if you're unable to work because of a medical condition. In addition, your spouse may be eligible for survivors benefits should you pass ...

Effect of VA Compensation on Social Security Benefits

you’re getting Veterans Administration benefits, you can get Social Security benefits at the same time. These two programs have their own eligibility requirements including different definitions of disability that you must meet. Just because you’re considered ...

How to Take Funds From a Coverdell Education Savings Account

verdell education savings accounts (ESAs) offer tax-sheltered growth and tax-free qualified distribution to help families save for future education expenses. Coverdell ESAs have lower contribution limits than qualified tuition plans (QTPs)-- you can only contribute $2,000 per ...

Does It Make Sense to Trade a Car in Every Year for a New Car?

ere's nothing like that new car smell, nor the peace of mind that comes with knowing you're driving a car with low mileage and years left on the warranty. No wonder, then, that it's tempting to want to trade a car every year for a new one. Before you make the decision to do a ...

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