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Types of Annuities and How they Work

The Main Types of Annuities Generally speaking, there are two basic annuity types, immediate and deferred. The main difference between them is your payout options. With an immediate ...
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Featured Income Retirement Social Security Taxes

6 Things Many Americans Get Wrong About Social Security

Social Security is a significant source of income for many retirees, but people often misunderstand even basic concepts behind this government program. Nearly 90% of American adults say ...
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Featured Retirement Taxes

Why Today’s Retirees Need to Pursue Tax-Minimization Strategies

IRAs are the name of the game for today’s retirees. While they come with helpful tax breaks for savers, pulling money out in retirement comes with major tax ...
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How President Biden’s Tax Proposals Could Affect Your Retirement Plan

Biden’s proposal would equalize the tax benefits of saving for retirement by instituting a refundable tax credit for contributions into a traditional retirement plan such as a 401(k), ...
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Income Money Retirement Taxes

Should I pay off my mortgage early?

There are a lot of factors to consider when deciding whether to pay your mortgage off early. Before making any financial decisions, make sure you step back and ...
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Good Planning Can Reduce the Chances of Taxes Hurting Your Retirement Funds

There are a lot of pieces to the retirement tax-planning puzzle, but lucky for you, that means you have a lot of options to help control your taxes. ...
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Retirement Taxes

Joe Biden’s tax plan, explained

The ink is barely dry on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill, and the conversation is already shifting to some of the next items on his legislative agenda ...
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Be Ready for Big Changes: 2021 Tax Planning

Some fear that these tax increases will be retroactive to January 1, 2021, which is certainly possible. The last time a significant tax increase was enacted retroactively was ...
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Featured Money Taxes

Comment: Navigating equity markets in the year ahead

We have just concluded a tumultuous year for asset markets. In March, equities endured volatility reminiscent of levels previously seen during the global financial crisis. What followed thereafter ...
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Featured Social Security Taxes

The Social Security tax cap kicks in at this salary figure in 2021

Some people are investing in their retirement without even realizing it. If you have a traditional job, you pay 6.2% of your salary per year in Social Security ...
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