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Getting the taxman out of your retirement — Part 2

Last month, in part one of this article, we discussed how you might be in a lower tax bracket in retirement, but pay a higher tax rate. In this article, we’ll look ...

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Getting the taxman out of your retirement — Part 1

One of the most overlooked, but perhaps most important, aspects of retirement income planning is taxes and how they relate to Social Security. Taxation on Social Security benefits works differently than other ...

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Under GOP plan future Social Security could be tapped for family leave

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Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) want parents of newborn or adopted children to be able to use their future Social Security benefits now to pay for up to three ...

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Social Security scam growing

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Kansas City joins a growing list of cities targeted by a social security scam investigators say is spreading at an alarming rate across the nation. This is a second warning from the ...

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A compassionate bankruptcy judge grants a 59-year-old Kansas debtor a partial discharge of her student loans

Twenty-seven years ago, Vicky Jo Metz, took out $16,613 in student loans to go to community college. Over time, she paid back 90 percent of what she borrowed–almost $15,000. But interest accrued ...

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5 things to consider to retire early

Dear Deborah, I am 61 and I’d like to retire and begin taking Social Security benefits next year. But I’m not sure if I should take early retirement benefits or wait until full ...

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