Tag: Social Security

Will Millennials Get Social Security?

By on September 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will Millennials Get Social Security?

Millennials need to stop asking if they will collect Social Security and start asking how will they manage the cost of seniors as their benefits are reduced.

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Social Security and the Myth About the 3rd-Rail

By on August 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security and the Myth About the 3rd-Rail

The author says that the 3rd-Rail of Politics is just an anachronism that politicians use to avoid talking about Social Security.

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

By on August 8, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to stealing a substantial sum of VA and Social Security benefits.

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The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

By on July 31, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

The author lists five important decisions that he says are likely the most important for federal employees in their retirement planning.

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Fixing Social Security Starts With Us, the Voters

By on July 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Fixing Social Security Starts With Us, the Voters

The author says that the path to fixing Social Security ultimately lies in the hands of the voters.

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3 Reasons Your Social Security Payments Could Rise In Retirement

on June 18, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
For the most part, what you get from Social Security is defined largely by the decisions that you make both during your career and when you retire. Yet there are some other factors beyond your control that can lead to your Social Security checks getting bigger.

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What The Numbers In Social Security Mean To The Voter

By on June 13, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What The Numbers In Social Security Mean To The Voter

The latest Social Security Trustees’ report led to mixed claims about the financial state of the program. The author breaks down the important points.

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Reports Show Continued Deterioration of Social Security, Medicare Finances

By on June 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Reports Show Continued Deterioration of Social Security, Medicare Finances

The 2018 Trustees’ reports for the government’s largest entitlement programs show that their long-term financial stability remains in doubt.

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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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