Posts Tagged ‘Income’

When Is Social Security Income Taxable?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Your Social Security income could be taxed. That may seem unfair, or unfathomable. Regardless of how you feel about it, it is a possibility. Seniors have had to contend with this possibility since 1984. Social Security benefits became taxable above certain yearly income thresholds in that year. Frustratingly for...

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Reducing the Risk of Outliving Your Money

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

What steps might help you sustain and grow your retirement savings? “What is your greatest retirement fear?” If you ask retirees that question, “outliving my money” may likely be one of the top answers.  Retirees and pre-retirees alike share this anxiety. In a 2014 Wells Fargo/Gallup survey of more...

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When Should We Begin Our Social Security Income?

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

By Mark Jensen, Associate A question we hear quite often at WFG is “When should we begin our social security income?” This is certainly understandable because so many others struggle with this same issue. So in order to address this subject and help others, I decided to write this blog...

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Managing Retirement Concerns

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

By Mark Jensen, Associate Clients often come to us at Washington Financial Group because they are trying to manage retirement concerns. This is certainly understandable because so many others struggle with this same issue. So in order to address this subject and help others, I decided to write this...

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Why Your Biggest Financial Asset is Your Ability to Earn a Paycheck

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

As an insurance nerd, most people that know me would assume that this article is about disability income insurance – surprise, it’s not!  (That’s not to say that I don’t find that topic important as well, but I digress…) With all the attention and occasional hand-wringing over the retirement...

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