March 28th is National Respect Your Cat Day, a day to celebrate all the hugs and snuggles with your favorite…
If you have charities you would like to support, pretax money saved in an IRA can be an ideal charitable donation. Rather than passing these assets to a beneficiary — who will likely pay taxes when the inherited IRA is distributed — you can give them to charity by taking a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). A QCD will count toward satisfying your required minimum distribution, and neither you nor the charity will have to pay income taxes.
That’s right – I said it. I love my pit bull. I am proud to say that I have been the owner, and mom of my oversized puppy, Rarrie, for the last four years. We met her when she was just four months old, when she arrived in Pennsylvania from a shelter in South Carolina.
When we arrived at the adoption event, we were there to meet a lab. You know – everyone’s favorite family dog. But when we met that particular pup, it wasn’t a good match. That dog wasn’t the picture-perfect version of that yellow lab, who is trained, obedient, loving, and playful.