There is a recurring concern that comes up when discussing retirement planning with clients. When we sit down with someone to break down various sources of retirement income, sometimes they will stop me and say “Mark, I don’t want to count on Social Security because I’m pretty sure it will be gone by the time I retire.” 342 more words
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Kudos! Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley hits the progressive target on Social Security expansion. He goes so far as to propose an immediate monthly benefits boost for current retirees. 374 more words
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has just published a new report, “Debunking 8 Social Security Myths on Its 80th Birthday.” Here are several of the “myths” they report on: 308 more words
REFORM, n. 1) Formerly, a measure designed to improve something already in existence, as in “The reform broadened Medicare coverage”; 2) Currently, a measure designed to eliminate something already in existence, as in “A shotgun blast to the head reformed the recipient’s life expectancy.” 15 more words
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