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Required minimum distributions are annual withdrawals people generally are forced to start taking from tax-deferred retirement accounts, such as traditional IRAs and 401(k)s, once they reach age 70½. ...
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Medicare plays a critical role in retirees' health care starting at age 65. But signing up for Medicare is just the beginning. You'll need to understand the difference between Part A, Part B and Part D, ...
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What's the best age to claim Social Security benefits? Do you need to pay taxes on Social Security? What's a delayed retirement credit? Is a spousal benefit the same as a survivor benefit? Social Security ...
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Social Security benefits are a key source of retirement income for most Americans. Yet, many workers planning for retirement—and even some retirees—don't understand how the federal program works. ...
For early claimers, some kinds of income can temporarily reduce your Social Security benefits.
Heading into your retirement years brings a slew of new topics to grapple with, and one of the most maddening may be Medicare. Figuring out when to enroll, what to enroll in and what coverage will be best ...
Answers to real-life questions about Social Security claiming strategies.
What you need to know about Medicare premiums -- and how to reduce yours under certain circumstances.
Depending on your income, you may owe tax on as much as 85% of your Social Security benefits.
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It pays to know how much you might pay in state and local taxes before you move.
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Tax-free income is a dream of every taxpayer. And if you save in a Roth account, it's a reality. Roths are the youngsters of the retirement savings world. The Roth IRA, named after the late Delaware Sen. ...
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Prepare these documents, and update older ones, while you still have the decision-making capacity to do so.
These resources for patients and caregivers can help provide guidance for dealing with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.