Category: Retirement

The 10 Most Stressful Jobs You Can Have

Complaining about job stress is common. Most people wish they were doing something else most of the time and those that truly wake and can’t wait to start working are less than 1% of the population.   In all honestly, its…
Have you checked your tax bracket?

Most people by this time of the year probably have a good idea what their 2015 income will total. But if you’ve been wondering what tax bracket you are in, you should look at your 2014 tax return. This will give…
When It Might Be Time To Pocket Your Dividends

Many people just don’t have the kind of earnings history that enables aggressive investing these days. If you aren’t as well-prepared for retirement as you should be then reinvesting your dividends can certainly help you bulk up your portfolio during…
Why should you have a ROTH? Part 1

You might have heard that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. However when it comes to retirement-savings strategies, a Roth IRA comes as close as it can be to just that. If you want to get the maximum…
This deal could mean less Social Security for couples

It could take away tens of thousands of dollars for some couples over the course of their retirement. The new rule change goes into effect for new retirees starting in just six months. The new rule eliminates a claiming strategy…
No increase in Social Security next year

WASHINGTON (AP) It’s the only the third time in 40 years that millions of Social Security recipients which includes disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect to see no increase in benefits next year. This is really unwelcome news for more than…