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Medicare Part B Premiums Rise Modestly In 2019, Except For Hefty New Hit To Highest Earners

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Medicare Part B premiums will top $11,000 for the highest-income senior couples in 2019.

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Social Security Checks To Get Big Increase In 2019

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Rising interest rates may be wreaking havoc on the markets, but they mean good news for those relying on Social Security: More than 63 million Americans will see an increase in their Social Security and SSI benefits in 2019.

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Ask Larry: ​​​​​​Should I Take My Retirement Benefits At 66 Before Widow’s Benefits At 70?

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Today’s column responds to queries about switching between retirement and spousal benefits, when divorced spousal benefits can be available, filing for spousal benefits retroactively, filing early and the which month to file in.

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Eight Crucial Questions To Ask When Choosing The Right CPA

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Members of Forbes Finance Council discuss the most crucial questions to ask a CPA before deciding to enlist their services.

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After Prison Sentence, ‘Real Housewives’ Husband Will Be Deported To Italy

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Nearly three years ago, ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ star Teresa Giudice was headed home after being released from prison. Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice, won’t have the same opportunity. An immigration judge ruled that Joe will be deported to Italy after c…

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Tax-News.com: US Transition Tax Guidance Available

On October 10, 2018, the United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register notifying taxpayers of the availability of additional guidance regarding the transition tax un…

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The New Kiddie Tax: How It Might Change Gift Giving

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act greatly simplified the Kiddie Tax but could mean that many will pay higher taxes than they would have under the old rules.

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Social Security Benefits Will Rise 2.8% In 2019, While Maximum Taxable Earnings Will Increase 3.5%

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The Social Security cost-of-living adjustment for 2019 is good news for seniors.

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Why These Teachers Sued Navient Over Their Student Loans: Q&A

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These teachers sued Navient over student loan forgiveness. Here’s the essential Q&A.

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Christopher Guest Post: Early Retirement Dude

Today’s guest needs no introduction from regular readers of this website. The Early Retirement Dude has been featured numerous times in The Sunday Best and he recently shared a guest post with us entitled Early Retirement Doesn’t Have to Suck. He’s right you know, and with 13 years of it under his belt, he should know. The monkey-loving Dude was kind enough to supply an introduction of his own, saving me a bit of time. Thanks, Dude! Here it is: Early Retirement Dude was once clean-cut and corporate. But having retired at age thirty-six and being forty-nine now, he looks like […]

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