An encore career in retirement can provide many advantages, financial and otherwise. On the financial front, for example, income from an encore career can help retirees delay claiming Social Security benefits – and thus increase the benefit amount they ultimately receive. However, the author of today’s article cautions that, when considering embarking on a postretirement career, “there are some important tax and other financial considerations to understand before taking this route.” What are some of the potential financial drawbacks of an encore career to be aware of? CLICK HERE.
Here’s some sobering news for those nearing retirement: In a new survey of recent retirees, almost half indicated that they wished they had prepared better for taxes in retirement and 1 in 4 reported “having paid thousands of dollars more in taxes in retirement than they had expected.” So what can future retirees do now in order to avoid finding themselves in the same situation? Today’s article outlines a number of strategies to limit tax surprises in retirement. For more, CLICK HERE.
“They don’t have a clue.” This is what one certified financial planner and investment advisor declares in today’s article about people planning for taxes in retirement. In light of the fact that hefty tax bills in retirement can dramatically increase the odds of retirees – even those who saved prudently – running out of money, the author goes on to outline steps retirees can take to reduce the amount they shell out to the IRS. From keeping tabs on your risk of crossing into a higher tax bracket to being strategic about retirement account withdrawals to “Thinking Roth”, CLICK HERE to see all the ways the author recommends to keep the taxman from putting a damper on your golden years.