Tag: retirement

Wake up call to seniors

Wake up call to seniors

| March 24, 2014

By Michelle Y. Graves, CSA Certified Senior Advisor Special to Frost Illustrated I recently attended the 2014 Forum on Aging as an industry professional. Times have truly changed. I left the conference asking myself “If seniors knew today what was going to happen to them tomorrow, would they be full of joy or sorrow?”  Aging […]

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Little changes make big difference in serving you

Little changes make big difference in serving you

| March 12, 2014

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 […]

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Be of service this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Be of service this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

| January 19, 2014

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service provides an opportunity to answer “Life’s most persistent and urgent question…’What are you doing for others?’”

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Medicare is the best care if you are age 65 or older

Medicare is the best care if you are age 65 or older

| January 18, 2014

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 […]

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Avoid winter’s perils by going online for Social Security business

Avoid winter’s perils by going online for Social Security business

| December 27, 2013

Old Man Winter arrives this month. For much of the United States, that can mean the possibility of temperatures below freezing and winter storms.

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Resolve to create a better retirement financial plain in 2014

Resolve to create a better retirement financial plain in 2014

| December 15, 2013

Another New Year is just around the corner, offering a new opportunity to improve your life in any number of ways with a wise New Year’s resolution or two. But, one good idea for many might be creating (or updating) a long-term financial plan.

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Social Security part of the perfect recipe for retirement

Social Security part of the perfect recipe for retirement

| November 21, 2013

SOCIAL SECURITY  Succulent turkey (smoked), Savory stuffing, baked ham with the pineapple rings, Maraschino cherries and cloves, green bean casserole, homemade macaroni and cheese, greens, chitlins, corn bread, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pie, pound and German chocolate cake, peach cobbler and homemade ice cream. Whew!! I need to stop, but I could keep […]

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Share Social Security tip with your wise elders

Share Social Security tip with your wise elders

| November 7, 2013

While the baby boom era is behind us, the effects will live on. The number of people reaching the autumn season of life is higher than ever. In fact, the World Health Organization reports that there are around six hundred million people aged 60 and older living in the world today. That number is expected […]

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Social Security Retirement Estimator turns five

| July 19, 2013

Hard to believe, but it’s been five years since Social Security’s Retirement Estimator debuted. Within months of first becoming available, the online Estimator was praised as one of the best services on the Internet, and it has consistently retained its excellent rating every year. Results from the American Customer Satisfaction Index show Social Security’s online Retirement Estimator is consistently one of the highest-rated services on the web—even higher than the websites of many other public or private sector agencies and companies, including Netflix and Amazon.

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