Your Social Security check stops when you die. Your financial institution legally must return any payments that are received after you die. Is your family going to be able to weather this major disruption to the household income? Hopefully you are not counting on VA benefits or your federal annuity to close the gap in cash flow; they will stop at … [Read more...] about Retain Your Reserve Fund
Do you know how you will pay for your living expenses when you retire? If you don’t have enough retirement savings, you may have to continue working longer than you would like, or if you are unable to work, you may have to sell assets to pay bills. If you don’t currently have a plan in place, or if you haven’t given much thought to your plan, you … [Read more...] about Creating a Strong Retirement Plan
Retirement planning is something that a lot of people today put off until the last possible moment, but the sooner you begin planning your retirement the better. For many people, Social Security is a major source of income after retirement, but the Social Security system isn’t something that everyone understands. This quick guide will give you the … [Read more...] about How Does the Social Security System Work?