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When investing a settlement, what tax ramifications should be considered?

Let us suppose that someone receives a lump sum settlement from a car accident (personal injury) case and would like to invest it for maximum long-term returns. We will say that the settlement amount ...
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What happens to class action awards for a stock in an IRA?

One of the individual stocks I own in an IRA account recently lost a bunch of value, allegedly due to misconduct on its officers' part, and is now the defendant in a bunch of class action lawsuits on ...
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Are IRAs and 401(k)s protected against lawsuits and garnishments?

There's as similar question about bankruptcy, but these protections apply to lawsuits or garnishments?
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1099 for settlement what about lawyer fees?

I am getting a settlement from a business over a suit but most of the settlement will go to the attorney to cover their fees incurred on contingency. If the 1099 reports the full settlement, will I ...