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Small Social Security Increase for 2017

  If you are receiving Social Security payments you will see a very small increase in 2017 –just .03% which for the average recipient amounts to about $5.00 per month.  But it is better than last year when there was no Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for people receiving Social Security...
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Few Understand Social Security Benefits

  Confused about the pros and cons of taking Social Security benefits at different ages?  You are not alone.  A new study from the General Accounting Office (GAO) found few people understand how much their benefit will be or the financial impact of taking benefits before full retirement age. And the...
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Health Care Costs in Retirement

Health Care Costs in Retirement
  Your retirement planning better include realistic estimates of health care costs because the costs continue to rise, especially prescription drug costs. A 65-year-old couple retiring in 2016 will need an estimated $260,000 to cover health care costs in retirement, according to Fidelity's Retiree Health Care Cost Estimate. This is a...
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Are You Ready to Help Your Parents in Retirement?

Are You Ready to Help Your Parents in Retirement?
  There is a wide gap between the expectations of parents and their adult children about the help they will provide as their parents get older. In fact, when it comes to money and healthcare in retirement, parents and their adult children just aren’t on the same page, according to the...
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How to Handle a Long Term Care Insurance Rate Increase

How to Handle a Long Term Care Insurance Rate Increase
Increases of 10% to 20% in long term care insurance premiums have become standard fare over the past few years.  But the announcement that government employees will see a rate increase of 83% in November is a shock. Here are 5 tips for deciding what to do with your long term...
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