Tag: Social Security

Social Security’s New Day of Reckoning

By on May 26, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security’s New Day of Reckoning

The author says that the “day of reckoning” for Social Security is likely to come sooner than previously thought.

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3 Social Security Questions

By on May 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
3 Social Security Questions

Social Security is a key part of your federal retirement benefits. These are three important things to know about it.

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Is the Social Security Trust Fund Real?

By on May 14, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Is the Social Security Trust Fund Real?

The author analyzes the debate over the existence of the Social Security Trust Fund.

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Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

By on May 11, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

Federal employees under FERS may not realize it, but they will have taxes on at least some of their retirement income during their golden years.

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What Does the 2020 Trustees Report Really Say About Social Security?

By on April 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Does the 2020 Trustees Report Really Say About Social Security?

The 2020 Trustees report for Social Security has been issued, but the author says it has little value in the current economic conditions.

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Social Security, Medicare in Dire Straits

on April 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Annual reports released Wednesday revealed that the funds for both Social Security and Medicare are being swiftly depleted, and even before the coronavirus pandemic it had become evident that Medicare would be completely insolvent in just six years.

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Which States Tax Social Security Benefits?

By on April 16, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Which States Tax Social Security Benefits?

A new report analyzes how each state taxes (or does not tax) Social Security income.

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Retiring This Year? Here is a Preretirement Checklist

By on April 16, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retiring This Year? Here is a Preretirement Checklist

If you are retiring soon, here are some steps to take to create a solid plan.

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The Things You Don’t Know Are What Can Wreck Your Retirement

By on April 9, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Things You Don’t Know Are What Can Wreck Your Retirement

The things we don’t know are what can often hurt us when it comes to retirement planning. These are some common ones for federal employees to be aware of.

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Social Security Secrets

By on April 5, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security Secrets

Taxes and the age at which you start drawing it can both have an impact on your Social Security benefits in retirement.

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