Monthly Archives September 2017

The Social Security Waiting Game

  At 62 years of age, Americans can begin claiming early Social Security benefits for themselves, provided they have been working and paying taxes. Claiming at age 62 may sound appealing, but there can be a substantial downside to the amount of money you can collect. In fact, you will receive 75% of the benefit amount that you would have received by waiting until your full retirement age, which is currently around age 66 depending on the month you were born. But keep in mind that you are not required to file at your full retirement age. In fact, from
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Life Insurance 2.0

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month! We live in the golden age of information. The problem with this abundance of knowledge at our fingertips is that sometimes it’s easy to get overwhelmed and when we make mistakes based on the wrong information, we can cost ourselves hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Because of this information overload, life insurance has gotten a bad rap over the years, and usually that reputation hasn’t been earned. Of course, everyone’s situation is different so life insurance may or may not be a benefit to you. I’m sure you’re aware of life insurance’s primary
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