Lisa Newton

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Will Social Security Run Out Of Money?

The third way to possibly put the Social Security system back on track is to follow the route that other entitlement programs, Medicare, has done. Medicare premium has been means-based tested. Meaning, the more you make the more you pay. For example, if you are married and make less than […]

Will Social Security Run Out Of Money?

It is essential to know that changes to the Social Security system is not new and have occurred regularly throughout history — often with a minimal negative impact on current retirees. Historically, when the United States has struggled with Social Security challenges, legislation has been drafted to address these issues. […]

Will Social Security Run Out Of Money?

It is no secret that the Social Security system is facing challenges, and people are nervous. In fact, with the pandemic causing record-high unemployment numbers and fewer people paying into the system, many have estimated that the Social Security program will run out of funds even faster than initially projected […]

Will Social Security Run Out Of Money?

The Social Security Administration kicked off a “soft launch” for a redesigned Social Security statement that is being targeted at a “small percentage” of my Social Security online account users who aren’t currently receiving benefits. There are two significant new features. First, the redesigned statement has two pages, down from […]

Retirement Blindspots #5

Retirement Blindspots #5 Some life & financial factors that can be overlooked. We all have a “blue sky” vision of the way retirement should be, yet it helps to plan for retirement with a little pragmatism. Fate may alter the course of our retirement in ways we do not currently […]

Retirement Blindspots #4

Retirement Blindspots #4 Some life & financial factors that can be overlooked. We all have a “blue sky” vision of the way retirement should be, yet it helps to plan for retirement with a little pragmatism. Fate may alter the course of our retirement in ways we do not currently […]

Retirement Blindspots #3

Retirement Blindspots #3 Some life & financial factors that can be overlooked. We all have a “blue sky” vision of the way retirement should be, yet it helps to plan for retirement with a little pragmatism. Fate may alter the course of our retirement in ways we do not currently […]