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Boomers Waiting Longer to Retire  — FOX Business

Retiring looks much different today to most people than it has looked in the past. Many are finding themselves working well in to retirement age either through necessity or boredom. 66% of Boomers are planning to or are already working…

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Todays Retirement Plans  — Forbes

Many look to the past through rose tinted glasses, nostalgia is a powerful emotion and can distort how we view the recent past. This can even take hold in cases such as retirement saving and planning. Some experts compare todays…

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White House on Middle Class Retirement  — WhiteHouse.gov

The White House issued a statement earlier today on retirement for the middle class in America. This statement outlines the rules finalized by the Department of Labor on how states can develop their own retirement savings plans for their workers.…

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Increasing Taxes to Make up Funding Shortfalls  — The Motley Fool

There are many reform proposals going around and some gaining traction within congress already on how best to fix Social Security. In its current state, Social Security would run out of money in its reserves by 2034. One obvious solution…

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How Social Security Taxes Work  — Social Security Matters

Taxes are taken out of every paycheck in order to fund both Social Security and Medicare. These deductions are labeled FICA and are a shared tax between employees and employers. When paying these taxes you earn credits towards Social Security,…

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“What are the eligibility requirements to get Social Security disability benefits?”

Answer: To qualify for Social Security disability benefits, you must have worked long enough in jobs covered by Social Security (usually 10 years). Then, you must have a medical condition that meets Social Security’s definition of disability. In general, we pay…

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