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Taxation of Social Security Benefits Contentious

Little in the IRS tax code draws more unfavorable response than the rules around the taxation on Social Security benefits. As contentious as that feature of the system can be, it is here to stay.

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Posted in Retirement, Features, Fix Social Security0 Comments

Finance, retirement, savings, couple

Tax Reform Could Put Pre Tax Retirement Contributions at Risk

If you like the income tax reduction you get for your 401(k) contribution then make sure to max out now, because you may not get the chance in the future.

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Posted in Commentary, Your Money0 Comments


Four Signs You’re Watching Too Much News

You know the feeling. If you see one more all red, all caps “Breaking News” flash, you’re gonna blow. There’s too much coming at us too often.

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Posted in Features, Laurie's Scribbles24 Comments

Pushing Health Care to The States is no Solution

The U.S. Senate recently found itself in a mad rush to beat the clock and repeal the Affordable Care Act before Sept. 30.

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Posted in Commentary, Massachusetts0 Comments

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Coconut Oil: Healthy For You or Faux Science?

Is coconut oil safe? The media is buzzing after the American Heart Association released a report calling it a potentially deadly fat.

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Posted in Features, Mindy's Freedom Promise0 Comments

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Do You Find Yourself Wishing Time Away?

In high school, my weekend curfew was midnight. Mom told me that once I turned 18, however, I was of legal age and could do what I liked; including staying out as late as I wished.

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Posted in Features, Boomer Haiku2 Comments

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