Confused about Social Security and IRA benefits under certain life circumstances? Find answers from The Savings Game.
Retirees are surprised to dind as much as 85% of their Social Security benefits could be taxable., depenings on their amount of provisional income, which includes half of their Social Security benefits plus other sources that contribute to adjusted gross income (AGI), such as wages, dividends, and capital gains.
There are penalties for not taking required minimum distributions from IRAs, but there is more to the story than that. Elliot Raphaelson shares advice on the RMD rules in "The Savings Game: What to do about missed RMD, and other reader questions" in The Buffalo News.
Schwab and TD Ameritrade continue to make great progress on the integration of the two firms, with an anticipated transition date of September 5, 2023.
The Inflation Reduction Act, signed prior to the midterm elections, shows us some of the new tax focus, but much of the bill will not be implemented for years ahead. Although I majored in economics, I have found no commentary that says this bill will affect inflation in any way.
A mortgage can seem like a big albatross around your neck that is never going to fly away. It is tempting to chase it away by paying it off so you don't have to deal with it when you retire.