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Here at RetirementSavvy, we often talk about the importance of your fiscal health and your physical health; and the nexus between the two. Two well-known components of physical health are diet and exercise. There’s another which gets less attention: sleep. Does working more hours, and sleeping less, lead to greater income? I would suggest it’s… Read Article →

Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide & Threatens Our Future Hardcover: 218 pages Publisher: Basic Books (2017) Author Thomas M. Shapiro is the Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy at the Heller School, Brandeis University, where he directs the Institute on Assets and Social Policy. While many will reflexively… Read Article →

Higher-income Americans, about 6 percent of workers, will see an increase in payroll taxes in 2017 as the result of changes in Social Security taxable income levels. The higher revenues will support an increase in monthly benefits for retirees. An Increase in Social Security Benefits in 2017 | Social Security Matters The Social Security Administration recently announced the… Read Article →

The energy surrounding our current political process, current election cycle & the remaining candidates for president of these United States provide many opportunities for discussion. Aside from belief, political affiliation or lack thereof, our blood runs a shared red. You would be hard pressed to change anyone’s point of view, but if you listen close… Read Article →

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