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February, 2012 | Retirement for Seniors - Part 2
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Are You In Over Your Head? What Is Bankruptcy?

As we develop our careers, accumulate assets, and work toward retirement, we all aspire to achieve financial security — whereby we are confident that our income and our assets are sufficient to meet our living expenses and provide for a lifestyle that is comfortable for us. However, life doesn’t always work out according to plan; […]

The Perfect Cruise Holiday for Senior Singles

Many retirees are finding that retirement is the beginning of an entirely new life, with endless possibilities for exploring new dreams. For single retirees, this is even more the case. An astonishing number of Americans over the age of 45 are single — some 40 percent, according to the U.S Census Bureau. Millions of these […]

Collecting Social Security Overseas

Many U.S. retirees these days are choosing to live overseas, whether in Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, or some other destination. However, these same retirees remain U.S. citizens and are wholly eligible to receive Social Security benefits when they reach retirement age, if they otherwise qualify. Can you still receive Social Security if […]

What Would Be Your Best Option in Bankruptcy Court?

If you’ve experienced financial hardship — whether as an individual or through your business — you have a number of options, including credit counseling and debt restructuring. However, under certain circumstances, filing for bankruptcy may be your best option. If you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, as an individual or an organization, many of your […]

Save Money: Discounts For Seniors

Depending on how one looks at it, there are many disadvantages to growing older. One’s health begins to fail, at first in subtle ways and then often in astonishing, over-the-top ways. One’s looks begin to fade. Women are often thought to be at a disadvantage in this regard, but old men are certainly nothing to […]

Are You Retiring to Florida?

Florida has long been a mecca for American retirees; elderly Americans have been fleeing rust belt cities for Florida’s beaches and warm climate for many decades. As “retirement” has come to take on new meaning — with retirees seeking to start new lives rather than simply live out their old lives — older Americans have […]

Is Social Security Taxable

When to Retire and Collect Social Security Benefits Most American taxpayers will become eligible to receive Social Security benefits on their retirement; benefits ordinarily start at one’s full retirement age — from age 65 to 67, depending on the beneficiary’s date of birth — although payments (at a reduced level) can begin as early as […]

Different Types of Bankruptcy

Unfortunately for Americans, personal bankruptcy filings have been on the rise. The worst economic recession in a generation is a primary cause, along with a housing crisis that has left millions of Americans owing more money on their homes than their homes are worth. Hopefully, you’ve been able to weather the storm. However, if you […]