Tag: Social Security

10 Common Mistakes Made in a Federal Disability Retirement Application

By on March 30, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
10 Common Mistakes Made in a Federal Disability Retirement Application

These are some mistakes the author says that federal employees commonly make when applying for Federal Disability Retirement.

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Coronavirus Infects Seniors’ Social Security Checks (If You Were Born In 1960)

By on March 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Coronavirus Infects Seniors’ Social Security Checks (If You Were Born In 1960)

The coronavirus could put a dent in some seniors’ Social Security checks. The author explains why this is the case.

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Will You Continue to Get Social Security Payments During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

By on March 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will You Continue to Get Social Security Payments During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Will the coronavirus interrupt Social Security payments? Here’s what the SSA says.

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Payroll Tax Cut? Not So Fast…

By on March 14, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Payroll Tax Cut? Not So Fast…

The author says that a payroll tax reduction is possible, but there are still no details as of yet.

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FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

By on March 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

How much income can federal employees expect to have in retirement? It’s a complex question, but the author provides a basic overview of key points to consider.

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Will Social Security Catch the Flu?

By on March 11, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will Social Security Catch the Flu?

The author says that the Coronavirus is the type of economic event that could change the path of Social Security.

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Bloomberg’s Plan for Social Security

By on February 18, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Bloomberg’s Plan for Social Security

The author analyzes details of Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s plan for Social Security.

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The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

By on February 4, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

As the author explains, federal employees who think their taxes will be lower in retirement could be in for an unpleasant surprise.

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Political Drama: From Protecting Social Security To Gutting It

By on January 29, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Political Drama: From Protecting Social Security To Gutting It

The author says that playing politics with Social Security has led to serious consequences for the program.

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Social Security Goes 0 for 7 in the Democratic Debates

By on January 21, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security Goes 0 for 7 in the Democratic Debates

The author says that Social Security’s current financial forecast has become so widely accepted that people no longer question it.

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