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Preparing for Early Retirement | Taxes and Your Money Making Hobby

By |July 18th, 2015|

What are Tax Implications of Your Money-Making Hobby when you are preparing for early retirement?

There’s no doubt that a moneymaking hobby can dramatically reduce the amount of time until retirement. Not only can you sock away more money, you can also use that income during your retirement. This reduces the amount that you need to […]

What’s the price an Employer should Pay for Workers’ Health Insurance?

By |June 17th, 2015|

Let's talk about the price an Employer should Pay for Workers' Health Insurance?
The health insurance business is undergoing rapid and fundamental changes. Anyone who works for a company that provides employee health benefits or possesses a company that does the same should know about the consequences of these changes. People who don't conform may be […]

How To Choose the Best 401k Plan for Business Owners and Employees

By |May 29th, 2015|

Today we are gonna show you 3 Ways to Choose the Best 401k Plan for Business Owners and Employees

With the right 401k plan, you can support your employee’s efforts to save for retirement and prepare for their future. Some employers neglect the 401k benefits that are available, hindering the retirement savings plans for each of […]

Can I use a 401K Retirement Plan to Cover Medical Expenses

By |May 23rd, 2015|

This week we chose to answer the question “Can I use a 401K Retirement Plan to Cover Medical Expenses ?”

Intended only as a strict last resort, it can be possible to withdraw money from a 401(k) retirement plan in order to pay off medical expenses that aren't covered by the individuals health insurance. Such […]

A Matter Of Faith And Trust: Why African-Americans Don’t Use Hospice

By |May 6th, 2015|

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Even as end-of-life planning gains favor with more Americans, African-Americans, research shows, remain very skeptical of options like hospice and advance directives. The result can mean more aggressive, painful care at the end of life that prolongs suffering.
Kaiser Health News correspondent Sarah Varney, working in collaboration with PBS NewsHour, […]

Medicare becoming a bigger piece of retirement planning for advisers – InvestmentNews

By |May 5th, 2015|

Expect to make Medicare a bigger part of the work you do for retiring clients.
That's because Medicare is becoming a bigger part of retirement planning at a time when health care costs are rising and employers are turning their retirees toward marketplaces as a way to obtain coverage in lieu of providing retiree health care […]

New 401(k) Plans on the Wane: Should We Be Worried? – Money Talks News (blog)

By |May 5th, 2015|

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Fewer new 401(k) plans are being launched these days.
That’s according to data from employee benefits research firm Judy Diamond Associates.

A much smaller number of new 401(k)s started in 2013 than 2012, “possibly meaning fewer people are starting businesses or new businesses find 401(k) plans a luxury they cannot afford,” said ALM, an industry publication.
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Obama and David Letterman Make Retirement Plans: "We Could Play Some … – Hollywood Reporter

By |May 5th, 2015|

President Barack Obama joined David Letterman at the Ed Sullivan Theater on Monday for that night's airing of The Late Show, and while he was there, the two men — both on their way out of their respective offices — took a minute to talk retirement plans. In a preview of the show posted Monday afternoon, Letterman […]

McCain backs 401(k)-style military retirement – The Hill

By |May 4th, 2015|

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Monday that the 2016 defense policy bill will be “revolutionary” for military retirement. 
McCain did not say what the bill would contain, but endorsed an idea to reform the military retirement system proposed by a compensation reform commission. 

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“The commission recommended that we start giving people after two […]

Viewpoints: Medical Bills’ Gibberish; Meeting Patients’ Needs; Cutting Back On Antibiotics

By |May 4th, 2015|

May 4 2015
full issue

Viewpoints: Medical Bills’ Gibberish; Meeting Patients’ Needs; Cutting Back On Antibiotics
A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
The New York Times: The Medical Bill Mystery
I have spent the last two and a half years reporting and writing about medical costs, and during that time I have pored over hundreds […]