Tag: Social Security

Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

May 11, 2020 8:25 AM , Updated May 21, 2020 8:13 AM
Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

Federal employees under FERS may not realize it, but they will have taxes on at least some of their retirement income during their golden years.

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What Does the 2020 Trustees Report Really Say About Social Security?

April 23, 2020 4:14 PM , Updated May 6, 2020 7:38 AM
What Does the 2020 Trustees Report Really Say About Social Security?

The 2020 Trustees report for Social Security has been issued, but the author says it has little value in the current economic conditions.

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Social Security, Medicare in Dire Straits

April 23, 2020 11:09 AM

Annual reports released Wednesday revealed that the funds for both Social Security and Medicare are being swiftly depleted, and even before the coronavirus pandemic it had become evident that Medicare would be completely insolvent in just six years.

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Which States Tax Social Security Benefits?

April 16, 2020 1:52 PM , Updated May 1, 2020 1:40 PM
Which States Tax Social Security Benefits?

A new report analyzes how each state taxes (or does not tax) Social Security income.

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Retiring This Year? Here is a Preretirement Checklist

April 16, 2020 7:56 AM , Updated April 28, 2020 1:36 PM
Retiring This Year? Here is a Preretirement Checklist

If you are retiring soon, here are some steps to take to create a solid plan.

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The Things You Don’t Know Are What Can Wreck Your Retirement

April 9, 2020 2:18 PM , Updated April 24, 2020 8:14 AM
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

April 5, 2020 2:23 PM , Updated April 17, 2020 2:13 PM
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

March 30, 2020 10:07 AM , Updated April 10, 2020 10:56 AM
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)

March 27, 2020 7:13 AM , Updated April 6, 2020 12:38 PM
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?

March 19, 2020 7:06 AM , Updated March 30, 2020 7:44 AM
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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