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You and Your Ex Are Still Linked After a Divorce —Through Social Security

By Elisabeth Leamy
Elisabeth Leamy is a 13-time Emmy award-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author and a 20-year consumer advocate for programs such as Good Morning America and The Dr. 933 more words


Did You Hear What Just Happened With Social Security?

Congress just eliminated two popular strategies used to get greater retirement benefits. So our friend, Todd Pouliot, AIF, at Gateway Financial provided this great information to share with you. 909 more words


On this day after the Blizzard of '16

“The wealth divide is getting more extreme. The 62 wealthiest people in the world have wealth equal to the poorest 3.5 billion, half the world’s population. 157 more words

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What Married Couples Need to Know About the Latest Changes to Social Security

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (“Budget Act”) that Congress passed in early November has resulted in changes to the claiming strategies that married couples can use to maximize their Social Security benefits. 782 more words


Student Debt in America: Lend With a Smile, Collect With a Fist

The American student loan crisis is often seen as a problem of profligacy and predation. Wasteful colleges raise tuition every year, we are told, even as middle-class wages stagnate and unscrupulous  1,953 more words

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Bernie Sanders defines 'Democrartic Socialism'

“Against the ferocious opposition of the ruling class of his day, people he called economic royalists, Roosevelt implemented a series of programs that put millions of people back to work, took them out of poverty and restored their faith in government,” he said. 786 more words