Article Stretch the impact of your IRAs

Take advantage of a little-known way to transfer wealth to loved ones

In this hypothetical example, one family stretched a $300,000 IRA to $2 million of distributions. If you don’t anticipate needing all of your IRA assets for retirement, a “stretch” IRA strategy is a way to extend the life of your IRA and pass on the tax-deferred status of your IRA assets across generations.