What to do with a inherited 401k? Inherited 401k: Here is good news wrapped in a bad: In the midst of the pain of the loss of a loved one, he learns that he has been named beneficiary of the 401k plan of the deceased. Surely you will have too many things in your head to make quick decisions about what to do with the money. But do not let yourself be. The IRS applies strict rules, deadlines and penalties with respect to inherited 401k retirement accounts, which vary according to the type … [Read more...] about What to do with a inherited 401k?