Preservation Specialists, LLC Blog

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How Big Will Your 2018 Social Security Check Be?

November 27, 2017

The weather is getting cooler as 2017 is drawing near. We can all feel it. If you’re like many older Americans on a fixed income, you like to do a…

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Avoid Tapping Retirement Savings This Holiday Season

November 22, 2017

If you are like many people, you may easily spend hundreds of dollars or more on holiday gifts and related holiday purchases each year. Some sources indicate that consumers may…

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Military Unveils New Retirement System

November 18, 2017

The United States Armed forces will unveil its new retirement planning system January 1, 2018. The new Blended Retirement System, or BRS for short, has so far drawn mixed reviews…

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Are You Planning To Retire In 2018?

November 10, 2017

We are in the final days of 2017 and for some that means closer than ever to retirement! After working 40-plus years, if not even longer, upcoming retirees should look…

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IRS Issues 2018 Inflation-Adjusted Tax Tables

November 4, 2017

Each fall, the Internal Revenue Service announces adjustments to individual taxes, deductions and credits. The IRS issued these inflation adjustments for 2018 on October 19, 2017. Inflationary pressure remained modest…

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Why Fall Is A Good Time To Discuss Falling

October 24, 2017

Falling is a threat millions of aging Americans face, especially those 65 and up. At least one in four elderly people will suffer a fall each year. The CDC analyzed…

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Top 5 Things To Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

October 18, 2017

Medicare Open Enrollment is your chance to reevaluate your coverage and change plans. It is also called the annual coordinated election period or the annual election period and you can…

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I Am Over 50, What Should I Do To Plan For Retirement?

October 13, 2017

Your 50th birthday is a big milestone in your life, and once you’re past it, you should think about ramping up your retirement planning. Hopefully you’ve been hitting your goals…

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Could A New Tax Plan be Good For Your Retirement?

October 6, 2017

After circling and re-circling the healthcare wagon, President Trump’s administration now shifts its attention to tax reform. A level of skepticism seems to shroud every major piece of legislation that…

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5 Ways for Retirees Can Slash Their Expenses

September 28, 2017

Retiring can be an exciting time, but it can also be scary because you are no longer earning an income. When you’re retired, you rely on your investments on which…

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Medicare and Traveling Abroad

September 21, 2017

If you decide to retire in a foreign country outside the US or if you would like to spend most of your time traveling overseas, you will not take your…

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Top 7 Life Insurance Myth's

September 18, 2017

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month! Unfortunately, life insurance myths can be some of the most persistent misleading misinformation affecting people planning retirement. These findings can commonly lack adequate research…

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