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Want to Save Social Security? Here’s What It’d Really Take — and Why Washington Might Never Do It

(Dan Caplinger) The legislation that created Social Security dates back 87 years. Since the program made its first payment in 1937, hundreds of millions of Americans have received benefits. Indeed, the vast majority of those receiving Social Security count on it for the majority of their retirement income. Given the importance of Social Security to …

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Want to Save Social Security? Here’s What It’d Really Take — and Why Washington Might Never Do It

(Dan Caplinger) The legislation that created Social Security dates back 87 years. Since the program made its first payment in 1937, hundreds of millions of Americans have received benefits. Indeed, the vast majority of those receiving Social Security count on it for the majority of their retirement income. Given the importance of Social Security to …

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Seniors on Medicare Just Got Some Really Good News

(Maurie Backman) It’s hardly a secret that healthcare is a huge burden for many retirees. And the cost of Medicare plays into that. While Medicare Part A, which covers hospital care, is generally free for enrollees, Part B, which covers diagnostic services and outpatient care, costs money. Part B premiums start at a base amount …

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Why Investing in Income Properties Is Not Part of My Retirement Strategy

(Maurie Backman) There’s a reason so many retirees tend to struggle financially — they don’t set themselves up with enough income streams for their senior years. Many seniors end up turning to Social Security to provide the bulk of their income (or, in some cases, all of their income). But those benefits generally won’t set …

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Transparent AI: Clearing the way for improved IVF outcomes

Starting a family is one of life’s most natural progressions and essentially protects our collective future from the start. Family structures have unique structures, but the desire to care for, nurture, and love one’s own children is universal. The extraordinary elements that must collide perfectly to create life are nothing short of miraculous, yet pregnancy …

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Lost Money in Your Retirement Plan? Here’s What to Do.

(Maurie Backman) The past eight months have been extremely volatile from a stock market perspective. So a lot of people are now sitting on year-to-date losses in their investment portfolios. If your 401(k) or IRA balance has taken a major hit this year, you may be starting to panic. After all, you need that money …

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Planning to Take Social Security at 62? 3 Reasons to Wait Until 70:

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the US government has set full retirement age at 67 for people born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to take a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 — or wait beyond full …

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Planning to Take Social Security at 62? 3 Reasons to Wait Until 70:

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the US government has set full retirement age at 67 for people born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to take a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 — or wait beyond full …

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Planning to Take Social Security at 62? 3 Reasons to Wait Until 70:

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the US government has set full retirement age at 67 for people born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to take a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 — or wait beyond full …

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