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Tag: life expectancy

Will Taking Social Security Early Leave Retirement Income On The Table?

What’s the best age to start taking Social Security? That is a frequently asked question for financial advisors. It’s also, as any financial advisor will admit, completely unanswerable without significantly more information. Social Security is too inherently complex...

Are We Living In The “Good Old Days”?

For anyone following current news, whether from mainstream sources or the more extreme corners of the Internet, it may seem that the world is spiraling into chaos. That same narrative is frequently echoed by politicians and political candidates. Are things really that...

Social Security Was Not Created As A Retirement Safety Net

Strikes and protests in France over recent months at times brought the country to a standstill. The reason? The government under President Macron increased the retirement age from 62 to 64. The U.S. had a similar wave of protest in 2011 when Speaker Paul Ryan...

Higher Life Expectancy, Lower IRA RMD’s

Watch this video on YouTube If you are over 72 and own an IRA, 401(k), 403(b), or TSP, you may be on the receiving end of a gift from the President. In 2018 he issued an Executive Order on “Strengthening Retirement Security in America.” One of the...