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The Truth About Personal Finance (Collection) by Kay S. Bell, Steve Weisman

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Truth 44. Unmarried and same sex couples

Many people have chosen to live together without getting married. Some are same-sex couples who, except in Massachusetts and California, are not permitted by law to marry, while others are opposite-sex couples who have chosen, for whatever reason, not to marry. All these people must pay particular attention to the rules regarding inheriting of 401(k)s and IRAs to make sure that their wishes are followed.

Complicating things even further are the situations in the few states that still recognize common law marriages, where a couple that ...

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