Tag: Social Security

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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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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