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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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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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