Retirement

The House Democrats’ coronovirus economic package is generous, and complex. Getty How should the federal government mitigate the economic effects of the emerging pandemic’s disruption? The White House has not yet provided a specific package of legislative proposals, but for its suggestion of a cut in the payroll (FICA/Social Security) tax which The Hill and
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Resident with visitor flickr Editorial/Getty Images As the coronavirus spreads, many nursing homes and assisted living facilities are discouraging family members from visiting loved ones, and they are screening those who do come. President Trump created additional confusion last night when he urged facilities to “suspend all non-essential visits.” What should you do? There is
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Getty The reaction you get when you tell someone that you are going to retire is generally one of enthusiastic congratulations. They will tell you how much you are going to love it, how lucky you are, that you deserve it, and on and on. But how does it make you really feel? For many people, it frequently
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Getty Planning for, and financing, the retirement years isn’t easy — even before the economic and market turmoil from the spread of the coronavirus. But financing a secure retirement is even harder in large parts of rural America. Rural families, on average, earn 25% less than their urban peers. They’re also less likely to be
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The spreading coronavirus affects the financial health of millions of low-wage workers. Getty The evolving coronavirus pandemic is shining a light on massive disparities in the U.S. labor market. It is not enough to have a job. People also need good jobs to be financially secure, especially when facing the challenges associated with the spread
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