Updated Wednesday, May 6, 2015 as of 10:39 PM ET
You Can't Always Get What You Want With IRA Transfers: Retirement Scan
Clients who want to roll over their spouses' IRA into their names can only do so if their spouses die and if they are properly named as beneficiaries; Plus, how to avoid running out of money in retirement.
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