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  • Will My Estate Be Affected By the SECURE Act?
    Will My Estate Be Affected By the SECURE Act?

    In May of 2019, The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill called the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The bill will now go to the Senate where it will be ...

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  • Congress is changing the rules for IRAs
    Congress is changing the rules for IRAs

    In May, the House of Representatives approved the “Secure Act”, a bill intended to “reform” 401(k) and IRA rules. The Senate is now considering its version of these reforms. This legislation, if ...

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  • I'm an Executor. Now What?
    I'm an Executor. Now What?

    After someone has died, the executor is the person appointed by the authorities to be in charge of winding up that person's affairs and administering the estate, for the ultimate benefit of the ...

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  • Not the
    Not the "Register of Wills" Anymore!

    Some areas of law change faster than others. Imagine the pace of change in laws regarding technology, the Internet, and the like! Although laws concerning Wills, Estates, Executors, Administrators and ...

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  • How Much to Pay an Administrator or Executor
    How Much to Pay an Administrator or Executor

    What Are Executor Fees in Pennsylvania? How to Calculate Compensation for Estate Administrators In Pennsylvania, there is no fixed formula or fee schedule to determine how much the executor or ...

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  • Nine Planning Opportunities After the 2017 Tax Reform Act
    Nine Planning Opportunities After the 2017 Tax Reform Act

    The recently adopted tax reform legislation will have a substantial impact on family wealth management decisions. In this article the PNC Center for Financial Insight provides an introduction to key ...

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