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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Don’t Touch the Principal — live off the interest…. Why This is Number One of the 5 Giant Myths of Retirement Planning according to Forbes.com

October 24, 2014 by Miji Pearse | Leave a Comment

Don’t Touch the Principal — live off the interest…. Why This is Number One of the 5 Giant Myths of Retirement Planning according to Forbes.com http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2014/09/22/5-giant-myths-of-retirement-planning/ Heard of these myths? Tell us your experience and share other myths or misunderstanding you’ve come across related to Retirement Planning.

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Wanting to Retire Early? See how Time Money relates maintaining your home to ultimate financial freedom.

October 21, 2014 by Miji Pearse | Leave a Comment

Wanting to Retire Early? See how Time Money relates maintaining your home to ultimate financial freedom. http://time.com/money/3510115/retire-early-most-important-move/ Have you or someone you know experienced this? Tell us about it!

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