Check the background of this financial professional on FINRA's BrokerCheck.

Jun
25
New Reports Highlight Continuing Challenges for Social Security and Medicare
New Reports Highlight Continuing Challenges for Social Security and Medicare Most Americans will receive Social Security and Medicare benefits at some point in their lives. For this reason, workers and retirees are concerned about potential program shortfalls that could affect future benefits. Each year, the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds release lengthy annual reports to Congress that assess the health of these important programs. The newest reports, released on June 5, 2018, discuss the current financial condition and ongoing financial challenges that both programs face, and project a Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2019. What are the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds? Social...
Continue Reading »

Aug
08
2016 Trustees Reports Project Social Security COLA, Medicare Premiums, and Long-Term Outlook
2016 Trustees Reports Project Social Security COLA, Medicare Premiums, and Long-Term Outlook According to this year's Trustees reports, Social Security and Medicare accounted for 41% of federal program expenditures in fiscal year 2015. Every year, the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds release reports to Congress on the current financial condition and projected financial outlook of these programs. The 2016 reports, released on June 22, 2016, project a small Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) and Medicare premium increases for 2017, and discuss ongoing financial challenges. What are the Social Security and Medicare trust funds? Social Security: The Social Security program consists of two...
Continue Reading »

Jul
21
Social Security and Planning for Earned Income in Retirement
Social Security and Planning for Earned Income in Retirement If you're like a lot of people, retirement won't be the world of gardening, golfing, traveling, and tennis you once envisioned. Rather, retirement will mean relaxing and working. Maybe you've retired from your "regular" job and started a business, or perhaps you want to work part-time just to stay busy. However, if you work after you start receiving Social Security retirement benefits, your earnings may affect the amount of your benefit check. How your earnings affect your benefit Your earnings in retirement may increase your retirement benefit Your monthly Social Security retirement benefit is based on your lifetime earnings. When you become entitled to...
Continue Reading »


RECENT POSTSCATEGORIES
Tell A Friend Tell A Friend
Connect with us on: Go to LinkedIn  Go to Facebook  Go to Twitter  
 
 
 Securities, insurance products, and investment advisory services offered through FSC Securities Corporation, member FINRA/SIPC. Additional insurance services offered through SGM Agency, LLC. Smith, Moses & Company, LLC and SGM Agency LLC are not affiliated with FSC Securities Corp.



This communication is strictly intended for individuals residing in the state(s) of AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MI, MO, NH, NY, NC, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA and WV. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident outside the specific states referenced.
 


Check the background of this financial professional on FINRA's BrokerCheck.