Social Security and Inherited IRAs: Q&A #2235

August 27, 2022

Social Security and Inherited IRAs: Q&A #2235

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listener questions relating to Social Security and inherited IRAs.

(4:00) A Connecticut listener asks about counting Social Security earnings history prior to the age of 22.

(12:30) A listener from Washington looks for clarification on the amount of a Social Security survivor benefit.

(15:45) An Illinois listener follows-up on a previously answered question about Social Security earnings history and indexing at age 60.

(27:45) Georgette from New York looks for opinions on a older spouse inheriting a younger spouses IRA and the most tax efficient way to handle the account.


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