Senior Citizens League wants more for COLA, three percent they demand

November 05, 2014 by Miji Pearse | Leave a Comment

Senior Citizens League wants more for COLA, three percent they demand Last week the Senior Citizens League released an article demanding a higher COLA in response to the Social Security Administration’s announcement of a 1.7% increase in benefits for retirees. About $113 Missing from Social Security in 2015, Says The Senior Citizens League. Only a day after Social Security announced Read More >>

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No need to spend 2015 COLA increase on health costs

November 02, 2014 by Miji Pearse | Leave a Comment

No need to spend 2015 COLA increase on health costs Here’s some great news for retirees on fixed budgets that are often stretched by medical expenses. Monthly premiums for Medicare Part B and the related deductible for 2015 will remain the same as in 2013 and 2014, according to a recent announcement from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Read More >>

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Using your $20-a-month COLA increase to make a difference

October 30, 2014 by Miji Pearse | Leave a Comment

The reaction by a lot of retirees last week to the news that their Social Security checks will rise next year by an average of $20 per month amounted to “Thanks for nothing.” The question is whether they can turn that nothing into something. Read Chuck Jaffe’s suggestion of how to make a little go a long way… http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-make-your-20-a-month-cola-increase-make-a-difference-2014-10-27 How Read More >>

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How Long Will Your 401(k) Funds Last In Retirement?

October 13, 2014 by Miji Pearse | Leave a Comment

“With pensions increasingly rare and the future of Social Security uncertain, many people rely on their 401(k) plans to provide lifetime income once they retire. The problem with this strategy is that no one knows just how long that lifetime will be. And that’s not the only thing that’s uncertain when it comes to retirement planning…” If you’re not sure Read More >>

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Are you a Financial Advisor? Do you blog about investing? Why you must STOP!

October 13, 2014 by Miji Pearse | Leave a Comment

Why You Should Stop Blogging About Investing Blogs are an excellent tool to connect directly to your clients. But don’t write about investing; it’s monotonous and BORING to say the least!! Here, Megan Elliot tells you WHY and provides you with other options. We’d love to hear from you. Tell us what you think about Megan’s stop-blogging-about-investment points… Leave your Read More >>

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