Other Annuities

What’s a Fixed Indexed Annuity?

A fixed indexed annuity sounds like the best of both worlds — an income which doesn’t stop and the ability for that money to grow, as it would in the market. But, the insurance companies and brokers sell them for very high fees with lots of caveats.

Social Security

Changes to Social Security

While Social Security has evolved since its inception, projections of its available funding has created concerns of its future viability. There could be changes to Social Security going forward. Here’s what you need to know.

Social Security

Taxing Social Security Benefits

Your combined income affects how much your Social Security benefits are taxed. Learn what tax bracket you fall into.

Social Security

Recent Changes to Social Security Benefits

Recent changes to the Social Security Act affect how married couples can claim for spousal benefits. Find out if these amendments change your claiming strategy.

Social Security

Cost of Living Adjustment for Social Security

Social Security is impacted by the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) which accounts for inflation changes. Because of concern of how adequate this adjustment is, there are possible alternatives for Social Security reflecting inflation increases.