- Sunday, October 6, 2013 12:10 a.m.
Recent surveys posed this question to a number of mature persons: “What are your greatest concerns about growing older?” The most often cited responses were: (1) remaining independent at home without outside intervention; (2) remaining...
- Saturday, September 28, 2013 5:27 p.m.
In last week’s column, we touched upon the fact that spousal benefits are available from Social Security. We will elaborate on that subject is this column as well.
- Saturday, September 21, 2013 9:44 p.m.
The maximum Social Security retirement benefit for those of us born in the period from 1943 to 1954 is payable at age 66, and that age will gradually increase for younger workers.
- Sunday, September 15, 2013 12:01 a.m.
Most of us understand how a Roth IRA works: contributions within specified limits are not deductible currently; earnings on the underlying investments grow income tax free; withdrawals are not subject to tax; and, required minimum distributions are not...
- Sunday, September 8, 2013 2:23 a.m.
One might conclude that the vast majority of income-producing events would be subject to Federal Income taxes not that the Congress has instituted income tax hikes, but I am reminded of the song from George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess,”...