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The Best Time to Collect Social Security

Collecting Social Security at the right time can have a big impact on retirement. Many people could benefit by delaying Social Security past the age of 62, however, according to the Social Security Administration data shows that only 31% of those collecting benefits are collecting their full benefit. To be clear, collecting Social Security is a decision

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Save Tax $$ By Bunching Deductions

If you knew how to potentially save a couple thousand dollars a year, would you do it? If yes, then I would recommend looking in to bunching your expenses. The concept of bunching your expenses has been around for a long time, but I believe has become more applicable with the new tax law.

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Choosing the Correct Survivor Annuity

The main purpose for a survivor annuity is for married FERS employees to have the option to leave an income stream to their surviving spouse. In other words, you can leave a benefit at your death (sound familiar?). The reason for the SA is quite simple – many spouses can’t afford to lose an income of $2,000 a month

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How Retirement Income is Different Than Your Paycheck

Money is just money, right? Well, not exactly when it comes to retirement income. It’s not as straightforward as you would think. There are a number of things different about retirement income compared to your regular paycheck. Many of the changes will benefit federal employees, but not all. For example, taxes are just one of the things that will be different in retirement.

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