Seniors

TONI KING: Why is my part B premium over $500?
by By Toni King, info@tonisays.com
23 Jan 2019 at 1:04pm
<b>Dear Toni:</b><p><b>I retired from my law firm in December and my Medicare began Jan. 1. Today, my wife and I both received a letter from Social Security</b> ?

Your IRA Can Help Fund Your HSA
by Bob Carlson
23 Jan 2019 at 12:17pm
Health savings accounts (HSAs) are perhaps the best retirement planning tool available. Most people aren?t aware that if you?re looking for cash to fully fund the year?s HSA contribution, a transfer from an IRA might do the job.<p>An HSA has three powerful tax benefits. Contributions to the account ?

IRS employees skipping work during shutdown could delay tax refunds
by By Mark Moore
23 Jan 2019 at 11:22am
Hundreds of IRS workers angered by the financial hardships caused by the partial government shutdown will defy a Trump administration order to return ?

Jack Bogle's wisest retirement investing advice
23 Jan 2019 at 11:17am
Jack Bogle founded a financial services company, The Vanguard Group, that now has 16,600 employees and more than $5 trillion in assets. Bogle, who ?

Dear Abby: I pray husband will find someone else, leave me
by Abigail Van Buren
23 Jan 2019 at 11:05am
<b>DEAR ABBY:</b> I may be having a midlife crisis. I?m not happy in my marriage and haven?t been for quite some time. I pray every night that my husband ?

IRS Forms 1099 Are Coming: Pay Attention To What You Receive
by Robert W. Wood
23 Jan 2019 at 11:05am
IRS Form 1099 season is here. Some people can?t wait for those annoying little tax reports to come in the mail. They remind you that you earned interest, received a consulting fee, or were paid some other kind of income. There are many varieties, including 1099-INT for interest, 1099-DIV for ?

Ask Larry: I'm Confused About Filing And Suspending My Social Security Benefit
by Laurence Kotlikoff
23 Jan 2019 at 11:03am
Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits.<p>Today?s column addresses questions about whether or not to file for and suspend retirement benefits before filing for spousal benefits, when married couples can file, ?

8 Best High-Growth Investments for Your Retirement Account | Buy and Hold Str...
by Rebecca Lake
23 Jan 2019 at 11:00am
Credit<p>(Getty Images)<p>Build your portfolio with high-growth investments.<p>Value stocks can offer some reassurance in a down market compared with the ?

Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able to Retire
by Noah Smith
23 Jan 2019 at 10:59am
Traditionally, Americans could look forward to a comfortable retirement. After four decades in an office or a factory, sometime in their 60s they ?

The Rise of Gray Divorce: Why and Why Not?
by Neale Godfrey, Financial Literacy Expert
23 Jan 2019 at 10:55am
Al and Tipper Gore could be the poster children for one reason why divorce for those 50 and up is on the rise. There are many other factors at play, ?

How to Make a 401(k) Withdrawal and Avoid Penalties
by Maurie Backman
23 Jan 2019 at 10:54am
Removing funds from your 401(k) before age 59 1/2 could result in severe penalties. Here's what you need to know about 401(k) withdrawals.<p>A 401(k) ?

10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill by Going DIY in the Kitchen
by Fred Decker
22 Jan 2019 at 7:56pm
This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: 10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill by Going DIY in the KitchenWhen it comes to your kitchen, ?

Why Trump is ?edging closer? to declaring a national emergency over border wall
22 Jan 2019 at 5:35pm
<b>Judy Woodruff:</b><p>Day 31 of the partial government shutdown, and still no deal.<p>As White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports, President Trump's ?

My husband turned on me after more than 50 years of marriage
by By Jane Ridley
22 Jan 2019 at 5:34pm
When 78-year-old Ada Anbar arrived home after a brief trip out of state seeing relatives, she knew better than to use her keys to enter. Instead, she ?

5 Played-Out Pieces of Financial Advice That Need to Die
by The Motley Fool
22 Jan 2019 at 3:57pm
<i>There?s plenty of financial advice available, but it?s not all good advice. From the costly to the just-plain-useless, here are the pieces of</i> ?