Millions Of Americans Are Leaving Social Security Spousal Benefits On The Table

My Comments: Facing retirement without enough money is a frightening prospect. And leaving money on the table that you can claim doesn’t make much sense. These words from Laurance Kotlikoff might apply to you if you’re between ages 64.9 and 68. by Laurence Kotlikoff \ October 15, 2018 Summary • The 2015 Social Security amendments …

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One of the Oldest Rules for Retirement Saving Is Wrong, Experts Say. Here’s the Fix

My Comments: It’s Thursday when I post about RETIREMENT. You’ve heard me say time and again that retirement planning needs to assume one of you (if you have a spouse) is going to be around until age 100. And in every one of those years between now and then, everything you buy will increase in …

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When Is The Next U.S. Recession And Bear Market?

My Monday Comments: All my clients, at least those who haven’t left me for greener pastures, are all concerned about the future of their money. Like me, most of them are going to need their money to pay bills as their years unfold. Losing a big percentage in a market crash makes us nervous. In …

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Your 2018 Tax Guide

With all the recent attention from tax changes made by Congress recently, many of us are wondering how it will affect us. Here's something you might find is useful. Just remember I'm not licensed or qualified to give tax advice so this is information only. It comes from an insurance company called Athene. Technically, their …

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Why Britain needs the immigrants it doesn’t want

My Comments: As someone born on British soil, I am more than casually interested as Britain comes to terms with it’s choice to leave the European Union. Immigration is but one of several areas with huge economic implications for Britain in the coming years. There are parallels between what is expressed in this article by …

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How to Get Medicaid for Nursing Home Care Without Going Broke

My Comments: Politicians apparently have no earthly idea what getting old does to your finances. Of the 50 state Medicaid directors, red states and blue states, all 50 came out in opposition to the most recent attempt by Congress to repeal the ACA or ObamaCare. None of us are willing to allow the elderly to …

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X Marks the Spot Where Inequality Took Root: Dig Here

My Comments: You’ve heard me say that income inequality is the greatest existential threat to our society going forward. If we allow the disparity between the haves and the have nots to become wider and wider, it’s only a matter of time before chaos will reign. People want what money will buy. Companies will manufacture …

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