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Don’t Retire Broke: An Indispensable Guide to Tax-Efficient Retirement Planning and Financial Freedom Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Career Press (March 2017) While I have not discussed their specific tax situations, I am witness to my parents and my mother-in-law remark that they owed taxes and did not receive a refund in their first years of retirement…. Read Article →

The following is a guest post from Randy Becker, a retirement planning professional and owner of the Becker Retirement Group in Bellevue, Washington. He has 30 years of experience in the insurance industry and holds a degree in personal financial planning from Metropolitan State College of Denver. Can you imagine going on an extended vacation without making… Read Article →

In 2010, Sam Brownback, a sitting U.S. senator, ran for governor of Kansas on an economic platform created by the American Legislative Exchange Council, a group that specializes in promoting draft legislation. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Once elected, Brownback convinced state legislators to cut personal income tax rates across the board and eliminate the top tax bracket. The tax cuts were… Read Article →

In 2010, Sam Brownback, a sitting U.S. senator, ran for governor of Kansas on an economic platform created by the American Legislative Exchange Council, a group that specializes in promoting draft legislation. Once elected, with help from Arthur Laffer – Ronald Reagan’s mastermind of trickle-down economics – Brownback convinced state legislators to cut personal income tax rates across… 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 →

By Alec MacGillis, ProPublica The only thing Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seemed to agree upon in last Sunday’s debate (October 9, 2016) — indeed, one of the few substantive policy exchanges they had — was the need to eliminate a tax benefit that collectively saves private equity, real estate, and venture capital partners billions of… Read Article →

The following is a guest post from Dan Carter, an Investment Advisor Representative for Safeguard Investment Advisory Group. Dan has 18 years experience in the insurance and estate planning industry. Dan also is the radio host for a financial radio program, ‘The Big Picture Radio Show,’ on KVTA 1590, Ventura County’s Gold Coast ‘News Talk’ station…. Read Article →

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