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Are Your Social Security Payments Taxable?

They may be. The IRS’s rules for taxing Social Security benefits could require some studying on your part. If you’ve received Social Security benefits for more than a year, you probably already know the answer to this question. But if … Continue reading

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Some questions and answers about reverse mortgages

A reverse mortgage is a loan against your property. But, instead of you making payments to the lender as you do on a regular mortgage, the lender is paying you. The repayment of this mortgage takes place after you no … Continue reading

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Use your income tax refund wisely

To many people, an income tax refund might be one of the largest single cash receipts for the entire year. Avoid the temptation to spend your refund on consumption items. There are several places you can invest the refund to … Continue reading

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Roth IRAs: A smart tax idea for children

Persuading your working children to make retirement contributions may not be easy, but investments in Roth IRAs may be the wisest possible use of their earnings. The nature of Roth IRAs, coupled with the effects of long-term compounding, can create … Continue reading

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Are Your Social Security Payments Taxable?

Sometimes they are. Make sure you understand the IRS’s rules. Do you receive social security benefits?  Maybe you have retired and receive payments after working hard all your life.  Maybe you are disabled and receive payments as a result of … Continue reading

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