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What’s New with Social Security in 2024?

Social Security updates for 2024

Whether you’re nearing retirement, already retired, or just planning ahead, it’s crucial to stay informed about Social Security and any changes that happen each year. Today we’re going to share some key things that you need to know and bring you up to speed on some updates that need to be aware of. Ryan will also tell you how this might impact you and the planning you’ll do this year.

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When Should You Take Your Social Security Retirement Benefits?

When should you begin collection your Social Security retirement benefits? You can take it at anytime between age 62 and 70. What’s the right choice for you? In this video we’ll discuss some of the important things to think about when making this decision. Some of the factors you’ll want to consider include: If you […]

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Important Retirement Updates & Changes for 2024

As we close in on the end of the year, we want to finish up by answering questions that people have asked us recently. We’ll cover key financial planning topics like retirement withdrawal rates, investing in CDs, advisor fees, Social Security and more.

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Does Working Longer Increase Social Security Benefits?

Will continuing to work help increase your Social Security benefits? On your Social Security statement it shows how much you would receive if you file for benefits at various ages assuming that you continue to work. However, what if you stop working now, and don’t plan to take your benefits for a few more years? […]

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Can This Couple Afford To Retire Now? {Early 60’s}

In this video we will walk through a sample case study of a couple that were approaching retirement. The husband is 62 and the wife is 61. We will first look at what the chances would be of them running out of money in retirement if they were to retire now.  Then we will take a […]

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Social Security COLA Jumps 3.2% for 2024… but Medicare Part B Jumps 5.9%!

The 3.2% cost of living adjustment reflects another year of high inflation. However, we now know we’ll be paying almost 6% more for Medicare Part B!  That doesn’t mean you’ll see a smaller Social Security check in January, but if you’re wondering how this will affect you, in this video we will walk through these […]

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9 Big Mistakes People Make When Approaching Retirement

In this episode, we’ve distilled it down to what we believe are nine big mistakes to watch out for. Avoiding these crucial missteps can have a significant impact on the success of your retirement plan. So, join us as we delve into these key issues and learn how to navigate them effectively when it’s your turn to plan for retirement.

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Top 10 Tax Questions for 2023

In today’s episode, we’ll break down the top ten tax questions retirees are asking in 2023. Before you file your 2022 taxes and plan ahead for the rest of the year, make sure to listen to this episode as we’ll discuss some important tax questions that retirees should ask themselves to ensure they’re making the most of their retirement savings and minimizing their tax burden.

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Social Security, Annuities, and Life Insurance – Mailbag Edition

On today’s show, we’re going to open up the mailbag and find out what questions you have for Ryan. Over the course of this episode, we’ll tackle annuities, life insurance policies, Social Security strategy, and whether it’s time to be more aggressive with your investments.

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The Importance of Income Planning

Income planning

On this episode of the podcast, we’re going to discuss the importance of income planning and why so many people fail to put a proper one in place. Plus, we’ll tell you about the steps we take with clients to insure they have a plan for turning everything they’ve accumulated over their career into income in retirement.

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