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2018’s Potential Potholes On The Path To Retirement

The stock market is rising, tax rates are falling, and the final GOP tax reform bill didn’t make dramatic changes to 401(k) contributions. All of this would seem to be good news for retirees and retirement savers. However, today’s article outlines a number of things that retirees and those approaching retirement may be wise to keep an eye on this… 

What The GOP’s New Tax Bill Would Mean For Retirees – And Retirement Savers

The GOP’s new tax bill – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) – is far from a done deal (see the GOP’s failure on healthcare reform). Still, the author of today’s article advises that “those living in retirement and saving for retirement should start to review their sources of income, their expenses, prior tax returns, and conduct what-if analyses… 

The 3 Flanks Of The GOP’s “War On Retirement” – And What They Mean For Retirement Savers

Americans are not saving enough for retirement – and if Republican lawmakers have their way (which they presumably will as they now control Washington), this crisis may only get worse. The author of today’s article goes so far as to call the GOP’s current actions and proposed plans a “war on retirement”. What does the author identify as the three… 

“Dangerous Drawbacks”: How The GOP’s Medicare Reform Plan Could Imperil Retirees

Premium support. This is the term for the GOP Medicare reform plan in which retirees would receive an annual stipend or voucher to purchase private health insurance, and the author of today’s article notes that, after recently analyzing the GOP premium support plan, the AARP Public Policy Institute concluded that “it would imperil retirees.” For the main points from AARP’s…