Social Security in Today’s Retirement Planning

Social Security has always been an important element in retirement planning, part of what is often called the “three legged stool” – pension plan, savings and Social Security. But the defined benefit pension plan is rapidly disappearing from the corporate landscape,…

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Next Year’s COLA Increase In Jeopardy

With the American economy ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with a severe drop in gas prices since the beginning of this year, seniors on Social Security may find that the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) which increases their Social…

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A Day to Remember

As all Americans struggle with the harsh realities and personal sacrifices fraught by the COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial Day 2020 is a day set aside to remember the many Americans who have lost their lives in military service to our country. Throughout our national history,…

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Are you thinking of a post-retirement career?

The majority of people assume once you retire, your working days are over, but that’s not necessarily true.  A few million Americans over the age of 65 will have a post-retirement career.  It may be for financial reasons or a…

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Are you thinking of taking early retirement?

For those of us of a certain age, the coronavirus pandemic is prompting us to think about early retirement.  We have grown accustomed to staying home and are worried about commuting and returning to crowded workspaces. And we were going…

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“Ask Rusty – Are Social Security and Medicare Running Out of Money?”

Dear Rusty: I have been hearing reports that Social Security and Medicare will run out of money by 2035 and will only pay approximately 75% of benefits. First, is that true about Social Security? And second, will they reduce benefits…

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