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Avoid Tapping Retirement Savings This Holiday Season

If you are like many people, you may easily spend hundreds of dollars or more on holiday gifts and related holiday purchases each year. Some sources (For example, Forbes)indicate that consumers may spend more money over the holiday season this year than they have in previous years. The cost of gifts is only one seasonable

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Tax Time Guide. IRS has made some changes!

Internal Revenue Service has come with an initiative to assist elderly taxpayers. Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) would feature individuals of 60 years and above only. There have been Cooperative agreements between IRS and relevant organizations that would work annually during the taxation period for the initiative’s success. Some community partners taking part include

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Are There Tax Breaks for Different Generations?

Getting older has its nuisances as your health starts to decline, eyesight and hearing can deteriorate, you start having aches and pains in unexpected body parts. However, it does have its perks. Some of those benefits are in the form of tax breaks that come as you get older.   Seniors have a larger tax

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Budget for Retirement Travel

For many people, the dream of traveling in retirement is strong. You may want to plan trips to see your adult kids and grandkids a few times per year, and likewise, you may have bucket list trips in mind. Because you do not have a job to rush back home to, retirement is an excellent

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Healthcare Could Be Your Biggest Expense In Retirement

No matter what your age is, it’s important to start preparing for the time when you eventually retire. One of the biggest financial issues you may encounter while you’re ready to stop working is how much money you will need for your health care. In general, this can be a sizable amount. On average, a

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Why Fall Is A Good Time To Talk About Falling?

Falling is a threat millions of aging Americans face, especially those 65 and up. At least one in four elderly people will suffer a fall each year. The CDC analyzed data from a 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey and found that suffering one fall doubles an elderly person’s chance of having a repeat fall.

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It’s Not Too Late for Retirement Resolutions

If you are thinking about retiring within the next few years or longer, you may want to create a resolution or two so that you can better plan for your non-working years.

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10 Reasons You’ll Love Being Retired

If you are like many people, you are probably looking forward to the time when you can retire. It marks the end of an era and serves as a reward for all the hard work you have done over the years. Retirement is a time you can truly enjoy yourself and reap the rewards of

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Medical Debt and Your Retirement

How To Get Rid Of Your Accumulated Medical Debt In A Few Easy Steps. Retirement planning and medical debt often go hand-in-hand.

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Scared About Retirement? Here is What You Need To Keep In Mind

When a person thinks of retirement, they have a thousand things running through their mind. They are often met with a mix of emotions about the situation that they are going to be in. One one hand, retiring means that you get to sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruit of your labor. This is

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What You Should Know If Retiring Soon

Retiring is a special time for any individual. It’s when you get to relax, be with family and friends, or pursue a hobby you were always interested in but just never had the time to. Of course, as you approach this last stretch of your career, this also indicates a lifestyle change. Identifying these financial

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Older Americans May Be in a Better Position to Pursue Their Dream Job

When you think of a dream job, you might envision a venture that individuals pursue when they are younger. For example, many college students are asked about their dream job. However, as an older adult, you have the opportunity to pursue your dream job at this time. Before you balk at the idea, consider the

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Working While Receiving Social Security Benefits

Retirement is something most people look forward to in the United States. This is because it offers them the opportunity to travel, spend time with their families and essentially relax. All that is possible because most people are going to qualify for Social Security benefits. However, some individuals, especially those who used to run their

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