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A New Bill Aims to Fix Social Security by Eliminating Taxes on Benefits

Asmall group of lawmakers wants to eliminate taxes on Social Security benefits as part of a proposal they claim could help fund the flagging program. Rep. Angie Craig, ...
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How a Fixed Index Annuity Can Manage Retirement Income Risks

Good retirement income planning involves adjusting to circumstances and evaluating innovative products. Consider an FIA to manage downside risk. Just like other types of annuities, you purchase an FIA ...
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Retired or Nearly Retired? 2024 Is the Time to Focus on Risk Reduction

The future ain’t what it used to be,” the inimitable Yogi Berra once said. Yogi knew the future is unpredictable. No one in 2019 could have predicted a ...
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Social Security – Beware The Annual Earnings Limitation

The earliest most people can apply for Social Security benefits is 62. You can apply for survivor benefits at age 60 and not married. Whenever you apply for ...
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Retirement Planning in a Time of Inflation and High Interest Rates

Retirement planning can be a complex puzzle to solve, with multiple pieces that need to align for a comfortable retirement. In recent times, two significant factors have emerged ...
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Seven Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Goal Age to Collect Social Security

An important player in your overall retirement plan, Social Security can help fund your living expenses when you’re no longer able to work or are working reduced hours. ...
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3 Big Social Security Changes Taking Effect in 2024 That Retirees Must Know

KEY POINTS Social Security benefits will get a modest cost-of-living adjustment in 2024, such that the average retired worker will receive an extra $59 per month. The maximum ...
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8 Trends in Retirement Income Planning – By John Manganaro

Advisors with any substantial experience working with clients will know that managing income and spending in retirement can be a big challenge from both an analytical and behavioral ...
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Social Security COLA 2024: What to Do With the Extra Money

If you’re retired and receiving Social Security benefits, you may be aware that your income and expenses could change in the coming months. Each year, the Social Security Administration ...
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5 Alternatives To The 4% Retirement Withdrawal Rule

In 1994, a financial planner named William Bengen published an article that would take the retirement planning industry by storm. The paper had a simple yet powerful idea ...
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