By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration We have experienced unusually cold and stormy weather this year and more is on its way. That makes it more appropriate than ever to recognize National Umbrella Month this March. National Umbrella Month is a time to celebrate a useful invention used by most everyone. It’s no coincidence that […]
By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration A new year is a time for change. People across the world make resolutions and set goals to better themselves and the world around them. Whether you want to shed a few pounds, secure your finances for retirement, devote more time to charity or go on a vacation you’ve […]
By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration If you have a spouse who does not earn an income or who earns less than you do, your spouse (including a same-sex spouse) may be entitled to Social Security spouses’ benefits based on your record. Social Security can be an important financial asset for married couples when the […]
By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration If you’ve recently begun receiving Social Security benefits or plan to apply in the near future, you may be wondering this tax season: are Social Security benefits taxable? The short answer is: sometimes. Some people have to pay federal income taxes on their Social Security benefits. This usually happens […]
If you are age 65 or older and haven’t signed up for Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance), now is the time to consider doing so. The general enrollment period for Medicare Part B runs from Jan. 1 through March 31 each year. Before you make a decision about general enrollment, we want to share some […]
Wise taxpayers may want to take advantage of winter months indoors to prepare for tax filing season this spring, whether you are a small business owner, a retiree, or a new parent.