CBO: Social Security, Medicare to Eat Up More Federal Spending
Entitlement spending for people 65 and older is on track to be “about half of all federal noninterest spending” by 2047, the CBO says.
Wake up, Dave Ramsey: Your math is flawed
Bad math can make something completely wrong sound completely right. That's why financial nerds (like this columnist) are repelled by Ramsey and those like him.
American workers lack confidence, feel stressed about retirement
While 60 percent of workers share some optimism about their retirement, that number is falling, according to the 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey.
Bill Would Change Social Security COLA Formula
Social Security cost-of-living adjustments should reflect seniors' costs, not those of workers, says Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif.
Starting relationships in a changing world
BETTER PROSPECTING: Advisors have an opportunity to fill the coverage gaps created by Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
Mnuchin secures Senate confirmation as U.S. Treasury secretary
Steven Mnuchin was confirmed on Monday as the U.S. Treasury secretary. He will now play a key role in shaping insurance professionals' lives.
Get ready to pay $500 more in Social Security taxes
Millions of Americans will soon see a tax increase due to an automatic adjustment to their payroll deduction.
Get Ready to Pay $500 More in Social Security Taxes
Why an automatic change in a Social Security rule may sting in 2017.
In 2017, advisors must monitor Social Security and Medicare reform
President-elect Donald Trump has pledged no changes to Social Security and Medicare, but his pick for HHS doesn't necessarily agree.
15 of the best insurance and finance websites for the New Year
Use these websites to help you formulate and then ask powerful questions about your prospects and their families, businesses and futures.