Tag Archives: Social Security

Avoiding 8 Big Mistakes in Retirement

Tens of millions of Americans are looking forward to the day they retire. Others enjoy their profession and can’t imagine a life without work. Yet, even those folks recognize that one day they won’t wake up on a Monday and … Continue reading

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Social Security Benefits Bump Up Every 4 Months You Wait

SS Benefits Increase Every 4 Months You Wait Full retirement age for Americans born between 1943 and 1954 is 66 years old— here’s how benefits rise or fall if they retire anytime between 62 and 70. Americans born between 1943 and 1954 … Continue reading

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Pump Up Your Social Security Income

Here is an interesting strategy to increase your Social Security benefits from Investor’s Business Daily: Social Security: Spousal Benefit Boosts Your Check BY PAUL KATZEFF, INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY 07/17/2015 05:38 PM ET   One of the most appealing strategies for receiving your … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know About Money After 50

Enclosed is a recent article in its entirety with input from your’s truly.  It was written  by Rebecca Reisner, an editor for Businessweek.com, and her writing has appeared in Discover, The New York Times, The Daily News, and The Hartford Courant. … Continue reading

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7 Ways To Unknowingly Sabotage Your Retirement Income And How To Avoid Them

It’s no secret we are facing a retirement crisis in our country.  We’ve written a number of times on the subject, including the staggering statistic that 71% of middle-income people don’t have a written retirement plan.  In particular small-business owners … Continue reading

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What’s your 401 (k) IQ?

Five Questions to Ponder Since the advent of the 401 (k) many decades ago, our economy and society have been moving toward self reliance in retirement.  We are more on our own than ever before.  Last week we wrote that … Continue reading

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