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.
Federal income tax refunds are often the largest single check that some people receive. The safest and quickest way to receive this tax season’s refund is through direct deposit.
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.
Holidays are traditional times to experience our blessings. If and when we stop to count them, do we realize how far ahead of most people we are—even despite our own needs and worries? For emotional and financial reasons, why not share the wealth?
Helping others is great, and helping yourself is always good as well, so why not do both at the same time? Integrate these five strategies into your financial plan, and you can.
In October of 2022, Rocky Mengle of Kiplinger.com wrote an informative article for Kiplinger's Money Power with advice about how to demonstrate residency in a low-tax state.
IRS Tax Tip 2022-183, November 30, 2022 Wading through a pile of statements, receipts, and other financial documents when it's time to prepare a tax return can be frustrating for people who haven't managed their records. By knowing what they need to keep and how long to keep…