Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about potential effects of filing for early retirement benefits on a spouse’s benefit, when reductions for filing early can and cannot be lifted and retirement benefit estimates on SSA’s website. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic
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A pedestrian passes in front of a Charles Schwab Corp. bank branch in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Christopher Dilts | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retail investing behemoth Charles Schwab beat Wall Street’s profit and revenue expectations for the fourth quarter, the first earnings report following Schwab’s $26 billion acquisition of rival TD Ameritrade. Charles Schwab on
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getty There are three risks that are most likely to derail retirement plans. The risks are real and substantial, almost regardless of an individual’s net worth. Fortunately, the potential damage from the risks can be reduced. Longevity risk is talked about a lot by economists and financial advisors but not by many retirees and pre-retirees.
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Legal malpractice claims arise out of accident and medical malpractice cases, wills and trusts, divorce, litigation, tax advice, real estate deals, and many other types of legal matters. Whatever the circumstance, when a legal malpractice case settles, there are bound to be tax issues. Is the recovery taxable, and if so, as ordinary income, capital
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Mike McMullen is the CEO of Prominence Homes and the author of Build. Rent. Sell. Repeat!  getty The build-to-rent sector gathers steam each day and shows no sign of slacking off. But many people misunderstand the inner workings of the market and fail to see what sets it apart. This article will demystify build-to-rent for the average
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Healthcare workers administer the COVID-19 vaccine to residents living in the Jackson Heights neighborhood at St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church on January 10, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Octavio Jones | Getty Images LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization said Monday the equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines is at “serious risk.” Warning of
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Boston ranked second as most the popular city for Millennial homebuyers getty The most popular cities for Millennial homebuyers will surprise you. LendingTree recently looked at this largest group of homebuyers in the country. The deep dive analyzed mortgage purchase requests on the LendingTree platform across the country’s 50 largest metros. Key findings from the report
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