CAUTION: This column was first written in 2016 and has been updated for 2019. You may reader comments below from earlier years. Mom (who is 70) is on Social Security and worked part time at Burt’s … [Read more...]
How Much Can You Earn Without Paying Taxes On Social Security?
CAUTION: This column was written in 2016 and has been updated for 2019. You may reader comments below from earlier years. In another post I discussed how much someone can earn without having to file … [Read more...]
COLA Season! Social Security, Medicare, VA, SSI, Medicaid Adjusted
Social Security recently announced a cost of living adjustment (COLA) for 2019. The 2.8% adjustment is important to more than seniors looking forward to the monthly benefit check because it drives a … [Read more...]
Protect Your Social Security Check From Creditors
Can Social Security be garnished? Can a debt collector take your Social Security benefits? The collector from the credit card company just keeps calling. “Look . . . pay these bills of your … [Read more...]
Can You Dodge These Looming Threats?
You have that uneasy feeling that you ought to be doing something . . . just not sure what. Perhaps Mom or Dad has been exhibiting some troubling health symptoms. As the oldest/only/closest child you … [Read more...]