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Will My Social Security Benefits Be Affected If I Work?
Estate Planning

Will My Social Security Benefits Be Affected If I Work?

Today’s Social Security beneficiaries may move in and out of the workforce before fully retiring. That may trigger a rule called the retirement earnings test, ...
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Can I Get My Ex’s Social Security Benefits?
Estate Planning

Can I Get My Ex’s Social Security Benefits?

If you’re thinking hard about your Social Security claiming strategy, there may be one aspect you've overlooked. If you're divorced, you may be able to ...
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When a Loved One Needs Hospice Care
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What to Expect from Social Security Cost of Living

Social Security COLAs are tied to the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), a measure of price changes for a ...
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Can My Barber Help Me Live Longer?
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Can My Barber Help Me Live Longer?

You might not think of your haircut as a time to be proactive about your health. However, it can be an easy opportunity to stay ...
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Can My Barber Help Me Live Longer?
How To Make Your Home a Better Place to Age

How To Make Your Home a Better Place to Age

Staying in your own home as you grow older is called ‘aging in place,'” the National Institute on Aging says.
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Have You had the Estate Planning Talk with Your Adult Children?
Estate Planning

Social Security’s “Do-Over” Clause

In order to maximize your Social Security benefit, you first need to understand the four elements that factor into your payout. A little-known Social Security ...
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Should You Enroll in Medicare Before You Retire?
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Should You Enroll in Medicare Before You Retire?

A recent survey found that a third of those nearing retirement age (62-64) who plan to keep working past 65 don’t understand they can sign ...
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An Update on the PACT Act for Vets
Estate Planning

An Update on the PACT Act for Vets

Despite some technical issues with online submissions, officials are encouraging applications for payouts connected to historic legislation aimed at helping veterans exposed to toxic substances ...
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How to Create a Digital Estate Plan
Estate Planning

How Does the IRS Rule on Inherited IRAs Work?

Before the original SECURE Act, IRA owners who died were able to leave their accounts to their children, grandkids, or other non-spouse individual beneficiaries, and ...
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Should You Enroll in Medicare Before You Retire?
Estate Planning

How is Alzheimer’s Linked to Gut Health?

Changes in gut bacteria were linked with very early Alzheimer's disease, cross-sectional data showed.
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