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Category Archives: Finances
From WRVO Public Media in Oswego, New York: “Many individuals may think about saving money for retirement, but that’s only the beginning of the planning process. Growing older can mean a need for different transportation options, more access to medical care, … Continue reading
“An estimated two million Americans age 60 and older are in debt from unpaid student loans, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Its August ‘Household Debt and Credit Report’ said the number of aging Americans … Continue reading
“Seniors are the fastest growing population of gamblers. They are gambling away their income, their savings, and their chance for a secure future. When they lose, they can’t make it up or start over. It’s a no-win game, driven by a … Continue reading
The proposed change to the cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) for Social Security and veterans’ benefits would result in a combined $129 billion in cuts over the next ten years. This would hurt many seniors and veterans who are already living on tight budgets. AARP has … Continue reading
Did you know that the poverty rate among people age 65 and older is nearly twice as high for women as for men? “The GAO interviewed retirement experts and assembled a list of 22 suggestions—in Social Security, 401(k) plans, and … Continue reading
“Thanks to the Great Recession, millions of older adults are entering retirement with fewer savings, no pensions and skyrocketing health care costs. Others are being forced into retirement before they’re ready thanks to job loss and layoffs. The bottom line … Continue reading
“According to government data, compiled by the Treasury Department at the request of SmartMoney.com, the federal government is withholding money from a rapidly growing number of Social Security recipients who have fallen behind on federal student loans…Many of these retirees … Continue reading
From Petaluma360.c0m: “Have you ever answered the phone and heard your grandson on the line, saying that he desperately needs you to wire him money – only to find out the caller wasn’t really your grandson? That’s exactly what happened … Continue reading
Applying for Social Security online is fast and easy. Let Patty Duke show you! [E-mail subscribers: click on the title of this post to go to the blog and see the video.]