Seven signs you’re at risk for identity theft

David Weliver •
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Why couples must plan for Social Security as a couple

CFP®, WEALTH MANAGER, Evan T. Beach, Campbell Wealth Management, and Awma® •
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I have sat with clients on countless occasions where one or both spouses have told me defiantly, “I am taking Social Security at 62 because [fill in the blank].” Common rationales include: “The system is going broke.” “I’m going to be dead by 75.” “I need the money.” But in most cases a more accurate


5 keys to your Social Security benefits strategy

Editor, Rachel L. Sheedy, and Kiplinger's Retirement Report •

Navigating Social Security is a challenging task for those deciding when to claim their benefits. There is a thicket of rules and jargon to cut through. Even those who have been receiving retirement benefits can confront a new obstacle after a spouse dies and a survivor benefit comes into play. And with the government having