Same-Sex Couples Can Get Survivor Benefits After Biden Administration Drops Legal Challenges

Topline More same-sex couples who weren’t able to get married due to now-overturned laws will now…

Social Security’s 5.9% COLA Raise Can’t Keep Up With Inflation

The U.S. Social Security Administration said Wednesday that it will boost the cost-of-living adjustment for benefits…

How Do You Handle Changed Taxes On The IRA?

Assets Climb, and so do taxes. getty While the role of careful retirement planning is to…

How Biden’s economic plan compares to the Great Society and New Deal

Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images News | Getty Images President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion economic agenda…

Is Social Security Racist?

Yes—although it’s not as bad as it used to be. Tilt? Bettmann Archive Two elements of…

U.S. Senate Narrowly Passes Biden’s $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan

Topline The U.S. Senate narrowly passed a $3.5 trillion spending blueprint along party lines early on…

How to discover your best spending rate in retirement

After saving up for decades to retire, many Americans are excited to finally stop working and…

Social Security COLA for 2022 could be higher based on consumer prices

Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Rising consumer costs have helped push the latest estimate for next…

How To Make A Long-Term Financial Plan

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When Should You Start Taking Social Security?

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CVS, Walmart And Home Depot Join Fight Against Rampant Social Security Scams

Protect yourself from Social Security scams. Be on the lookout for fake calls and emails. getty…

Finding How Much Money You Need To Retire

Shiny golden egg . getty A major freak-out for anyone looking at retirement—and 40 is not…

Opinion: Will working longer save your retirement?

So your personal finances have been devastated by COVID-19 and the lockdowns. Your retirement plans and…

How A Divorce Can Squash Your Finances

House divided. getty What’s the No.1 destroyer of wealth? Divorce. And that becomes more true the…

How Much Does It Take To Be Rich?

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