Tag Archives: Social Security

More Tax Breaks For People Over 50

This article came from US News & World Report... After age 50, and especially at age 65, you can qualify for extra tax breaks. Older people get a bigger standard deduction, and they can earn more before they have to file a tax return at...
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401K Contribution Limit For 2013

2013 401k contribution limitGet ready to save some more money!  For the second year in a row, the IRS has increased the 401K contribution limit by $500.  In 2013 the 401K contribution limit will be $17,500, pre-tax.  For 2012 the limit was $17,000,...
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Inflation: A Retirees Biggest Enemy

Most people don't think of inflation as being their biggest enemy.  But reality shows that especially for retirees, rising costs of living can be the most devestating thing there is.  In 1981, a gallon of gas cost $1.35, about a third of what it costs...
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Social Security Update

Here is a great Social Security update article from Marketwatch, posted today. As summer reads go, it might not prove to be as interesting as "A Dance with Dragons" or "ESPN: Those Guys Have All the Fun." But for gurus and nerds (like me), it's pretty darn...
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