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Alert – April 29, 2016 is the Filing Deadline for Social Security Benefits that will be Lost Under New Laws

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 eliminated some great potential Social Security claiming strategies. However, people who have already filed are grandfathered in, and others may still be able to participate in these strategies IF they file by the April 29 deadline. Under current law, if you reached the age of 66, and waited to claim social security, you can “file and suspend” your retirement benefits, or file a “restricted claim for spousal benefits only” (see details below).However, these strategies will soon be lost under the new law. Social Security Basics You may start collecting Social Security benefits as early as age 62,...

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Generation X Missing the Financial Boat by Not Working with an Advisor

A new study published by the Insured Retirement Institute revealed from surprising, and disturbing, statistics. Over 75 percent of individuals categorized as “Generation X” (i.e. people with birth dates from the early 1960s to the early 1980s) do not consult with financial advisors to help them plan for retirement. Even more shocking is the fact that this is a sharp increase of 63 percent back in 2012. The study delved into different income levels and found that 65 percent of people in Generation X who make $75,000 or more in income, do not have a financial advisor. This is a big problem...

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