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Nobody likes to pay taxes, but it's especially hard for older Americans to deal with an unexpected tax bill. Given how many people live primarily on fixed incomes from Social Security and other sources, many don't have much extra cash to pay any more than absolutely necessary to the IRS.
  | Retirement

8 changes to Social Security in 2018

For 2018, the basic structure of Social Security is the same in terms of how workers are taxed and how benefits are calculated and paid.
  | Financial Decisions

After-Tax Balance Rules for Retirement Accounts

The advantage of accumulating after-tax assets in a retirement account is that when they are distributed, the amounts will be tax- and penalty-free. However, this benefit is realized only if the necessary steps are taken.
When we think about when to file for Social Security, age 68 doesn't often come to mind. After all, it's not a particularly notable age on the spectrum of when to claim benefits.
  | Financial Decisions

How to prepare for an unusual tax season

A year as unusual and challenging as 2020 means there may be some additional factors that can impact your tax return, from stimulus payments, potential job changes and unemployment benefits, to virtual work transitions and more.
After a lifetime of hard work, you’ve earned your retirement—and all the benefits that come with it, including Social Security. But if you’re retiring before your full retirement age and have other sources of retirement income, you may want to put off applying for your Social Security benefits. Here’s why.
  | Retirement

Approaching retirement

Do you have a set age in mind at which you want to retire? Are you just going to wait until you are in line for full Social Security benefits? Or are you going to make a decision based on your asset level and what that means for your retirement status?

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