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Old 03-05-2007, 10:02 PM   #1
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Do US saving bonds have to have a beneficiary/co-owner to not go through probate?

Can IRAs and CDs and MMAs have organizations as beneficiaries?

All I own (apart from a small house on a small lot, the contents thereof, and my car) is in IRAs, TSP, Bonds, CDs, MMA.

Does a will cover only the property, with all the accounts avoiding probate?

More questions later, I'm trying to get organized.

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Old 03-06-2007, 10:56 AM   #2
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Yes, you need a joint tenant on the bond or a beneficiary.

You can have a charity be a beneficiary of an IRA.


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