Benefits and limitations of QDROs

When a couple divorces, there is a process that allows a spouse or dependent to benefit from the other’s pension plans. A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a court order that stipulates a portion of a retirement plan be paid or assigned to another if a...

Adopting a child with special needs

Some children need extra in life -- extra help, extra care, extra compassion and extra love. Some of those children with special needs in Missouri are awaiting adoptions. In fact, the National Adoption Center indicates there are as many as 134,000 children with...