Tag: Taxes

Will the New Social Security Tax Deferral Affect Your Retirement?

September 3, 2020 12:20 PM
Will the New Social Security Tax Deferral Affect Your Retirement?

A temporary payroll tax deferral is now in effect. What could this mean for your Social Security benefits?

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Will the Payroll Tax Deferral Apply to Federal Employees?

August 31, 2020 6:58 PM
Will the Payroll Tax Deferral Apply to Federal Employees?

It appears some federal employees will have withholding of their payroll taxes deferred under a new executive order. Here’s what we know.

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Trump’s Payroll Tax Cut is a Lose-Lose Deal

August 6, 2020 12:11 PM
Trump’s Payroll Tax Cut is a Lose-Lose Deal

The author says that a proposal to suspend the Social Security payroll tax would jeopardize the overall health of the program.

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3 Hidden Expenses in Retirement

July 21, 2020 9:47 AM
3 Hidden Expenses in Retirement

These are three hidden expenses you may not anticipate that can impact your retirement budget.

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Will Federal Employees Really Have Lower Taxes in Retirement?

June 24, 2020 12:44 PM
Will Federal Employees Really Have Lower Taxes in Retirement?

Many federal employees assume they will be in a lower tax bracket in retirement. As the author explains, this may not be the case.

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3 Social Security Questions

May 23, 2020 8:58 AM , Updated June 6, 2020 8:18 AM
3 Social Security Questions

Social Security is a key part of your federal retirement benefits. These are three important things to know about it.

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3 Things to Do With Your Extra Money

May 22, 2020 7:13 AM
3 Things to Do With Your Extra Money

The coronavirus has many federal employees working at home which could mean they have fewer expenses. These are some ways to put the savings to work.

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Top Financial Mistakes That Do-It-Yourselfers Make

May 18, 2020 5:22 PM
Top Financial Mistakes That Do-It-Yourselfers Make

The author outlines some common mistakes he has personally seen individuals make when doing their own financial planning.

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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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How to Make Lemonade from Lemons

The situation with the coronavirus is scary and unprecedented, but these are some planning strategies within your control to help you create a better future.

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