Tag: Social Security

Chained CPI Hits Social Security Through Taxation of Benefits

By on May 21, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Chained CPI Hits Social Security Through Taxation of Benefits

The tax reform bill includes a technical change with the potential to cut into Social Security payments for future seniors.

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You Need More Than Just Social Security for a Comfortable Retirement

By on April 25, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
You Need More Than Just Social Security for a Comfortable Retirement

The SSA says that Social Security is not meant to replace all of your income in retirement; therefore, it’s also critical to do your own saving.

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Social Security’s Future in English

By on April 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security’s Future in English

Will Social Security be there for Millenials in retirement? The author isn’t very optimistic about the possibility.

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Have You Checked Your Social Security Statement for Errors?

By on April 1, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Have You Checked Your Social Security Statement for Errors?

What should you do if you find errors in your Social Security statement? The author lists some suggestions and also highlights the need to periodically check your statements.

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Which States Have the Highest Income Tax Rates?

By on March 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Which States Have the Highest Income Tax Rates?

A new report breaks down income tax rates by state. Which states are likely to be best for retirees?

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Here’s Why I’m Not Counting On Social Security and What I’m Doing Instead

on March 12, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Here’s Why I’m Not Counting On Social Security and What I’m Doing Instead One woman said that she is not counting on getting income from Social Security in her retirement planning as a way to motivate her and her husband to save more for the future. She also illustrates how much you could have at retirement with regular investing over the course of your career.

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Second-Litter Subsidy Says A Lot About Social Security

By on March 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Second-Litter Subsidy Says A Lot About Social Security

The author says a little used feature of Social Security says a lot about the program’s coming crisis. It may cost future retirees nearly 1/2 trillion in benefits.

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Can I Estimate What My Monthly CSRS and Social Security Payments Will Be?

By on March 8, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Can I Estimate What My Monthly CSRS and Social Security Payments Will Be?

I’m confused about my 35 years of CSRS Offset and Social Security pensions. Can I estimate how much will I get in monthly pensions from both?

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Your Lost Savings on Social Security

By on January 23, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Your Lost Savings on Social Security

How much money is Social Security costing you in terms of lost savings? The author offers an analysis.

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How Does the GPO Affect Your Pension?

By on January 18, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Does the GPO Affect Your Pension?

What is the Government Pension Offset, and how does it affect your pension?

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