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Why investing in income properties is not part of my retirement strategy

Why investing in income properties is not part of my retirement strategy

(Maurie Backman) There’s a reason so many retirees tend to struggle financially – they don’t settle down with enough income streams for their senior years. Many seniors end up turning to Social Security to provide the bulk of their income (or, in some cases, all of their income). But these benefits generally don’t set the …

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Do you plan to take social security at 62?  3 reasons to wait until 70

Do you plan to take social security at 62? 3 reasons to wait until 70

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the U.S. government has set the full retirement age at 67 for those born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to receive a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 – or wait beyond …

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Do you plan to take social security at 62?  3 reasons to wait until 70

Do you plan to take social security at 62? 3 reasons to wait until 70

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the U.S. government has set the full retirement age at 67 for those born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to receive a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 – or wait beyond …

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Americans lost $4.2,000 in income under Biden, study finds

Americans lost $4.2,000 in income under Biden, study finds

The average American has lost $4,200 in annual income since President Biden took office, entirely wiping out gains made under the Trump administration, according to an analysis by the Heritage Foundation. The losses were driven by soaring inflation and rising interest rates, experts at the conservative think tank said in a report on Thursday. Their …

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I have tripled my income over the past five years.  Here's how I did it

I have tripled my income over the past five years. Here’s how I did it

Image source: Getty Images Could the techniques I used also help you increase your income? Key points I’ve been a freelance writer my entire career. I have tripled my income over the past five years. I did this by taking a few key steps, including knowing what my time is worth and investing in the …

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Democrat push for guaranteed income is a slap in the face for workers

Democrat push for guaranteed income is a slap in the face for workers

Democratic politicians across the United States are pushing for guaranteed monthly cash payments to the poor. No strings attached. No work needed. Taxpayers foot the bill. This program – already deployed in Los Angeles, Chicago, Providence, Denver and many other cities – must be stopped. It turns people who work and pay taxes into suckers. …

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Chart: Americans' working hours at different income levels

Chart: Americans’ working hours at different income levels

Ranked: The most and least liveable cities in 2022 Pandemic restrictions have altered the livability of many urban centers around the world, as cultural sites have been closed, restaurants have been restricted and local economies have suffered the consequences. But as cities around the world return to the status quo, many of these urban centers …

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1 thing you need to check before applying for social security

1 thing you need to check before applying for social security

(Adam Levy) As your retirement date approaches, it’s time to start being more specific in your planning. A big part of any retirement plan is Social Security. While there may be some debate about the optimal time to file and various claim strategies to optimize your finances, there is one thing you need to check, …

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Student Loan Repayment and Income Limits: Here's What Married Couples Need to Know

Student Loan Repayment and Income Limits: Here’s What Married Couples Need to Know

Shape load | E+ | Getty Images When the income cap can confuse married couples However, there may be troubled situations for married couples depending on their income. For example, say one spouse earns $150,000 but the other spouse earns $60,000. They are eligible for a rebate based on their joint income of $210,000. However, …

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