Month: January 2021

Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about whether spousal benefits are automatic or not, the possibility of receiving spousal benefits after taking retirement benefits at 62 and an unexplained delay in Social Security processing an application. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic
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Outdoor kitchens, enhanced seating and fire features are all on trend for 2021. SCG CERAMICS PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED / GEOLUXE® // WELLNESS BY DESIGN (TILLER PRESS, SEPTEMBER 2020) (C) J. GOLD Outdoor living has been a growing home improvement category for years, but the Covid-19 pandemic has really elevated the importance of having private space
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The Reddit forum WallStreetBets logo on a smartphone arranged in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Brent Lewin | Bloomberg | Getty Images What’s next for the Reddit crowd? Wall Street seems unsure.  The “blow-out-the-short-sellers game” is showing signs of exhaustion, but the ramifications are only just being felt. What traders can’t agree on is
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A 401(K) rollover doesn’t have to stressfull. Here are ten 401(k) Rollover mistakes you need to … [+] avoid. getty Mistakes when rolling over your old 401(k) can be quite costly and annoying. Sadly, these mistakes are also quite common. On a happier note, these 401(k) rollover mistakes are easy to avoid. First off, not
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Interest Payable from an old bond from 1937. getty Investors are trying to navigate through a treacherous strait in the market, with bonds generating near-zero income yields on one side and stocks with increasing volatility on the other side. With good reasons to assume that the Federal Reserve will continue to buy Treasury bonds at
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Caitlin Scanlon brings it home. Caitlin Scanlon Throughout her career in the entertainment industry, Caitlin Scanlon produced and developed many films, including The Hurricane starring Denzel Washington, and Coach Carter starring Samuel L. Jackson. But her most well-known and beloved project was Bring It On, which spawned multiple sequels and even a Broadway musical. Then the writer’s strike of 2007 changed the course
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Stimulus checks printed at the Philadelphia Financial Center in Philadelphia. Jeff Fusco | Getty Images Many Americans are waiting for their second stimulus check and others want to know when they could possibly get a third payment.  The $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan pushed by President Joe Biden includes a third round of  $1,400 stimulus
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The American health-care system may be buckling under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic, but one number is inexplicably falling. Disciplinary actions against doctors were down sharply in the first nine months of 2020, with 4,393 adverse action reports recorded against physicians in the National Practitioner Data Bank, a federal registry of health care professionals
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