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Breaking Down The Complex World Of Social Security Spousal Benefits

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Breaking Down The Complex World Of Social Security Spousal Benefits

Social Security is part of the bedrock of retirement security in the United States. For one-third of all retirees, Social Security represents nearly all of their retirement income. For two-thirds of retirees, Social Security makes up more than half of their retirement income. Overall, Social Security represents nearly one-third of all retirement income for retirees.

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One Retirement Risk Few People Talk About

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One Retirement Risk Few People Talk About

Retirement is full of risks and hurdles, as it can span 30 or 40 years for many Americans. Certain risks are well known: running out of money, long-term care, health care and investment risks. Within these broad categories lie hidden or overlooked sub-risks. For instance, within investment risks is sequence-of-returns risk or liquidity concerns. Within long-term care is public policy risk if Medicaid is cut back.

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Three Retirement Planning Needs Everyone Has

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Three Retirement Planning Needs Everyone Has

Every retirement is unique. An individual’s situation – where they live, their health, their family, their finances, their goals – drives retirement. But, despite being so unique and individualized, fundamental tenants of retirement apply to almost everyone. In fact, the notion that we think we are so unique can be a hinderance to a financially successful retirement.

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$575M RIA Spectrum Management Group Announces Affiliation with Ron Carson; Rebrands to Carson Wealth

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$575M RIA Spectrum Management Group Announces Affiliation with Ron Carson; Rebrands to Carson Wealth

OMAHA, Neb., April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Spectrum Management Group, a boutique wealth management firm headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, today announced the team’s decision to affiliate as a Carson Wealth office. Co-founders Bob Phillips and Leslie Thompson, who lead a team of eight, decided to affiliate with Carson Wealth to better serve their clients and expand the already advanced menu of services and resources available.

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Should You Use The Systematic Withdrawal Approach To Retirement Income Planning?

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Should You Use The Systematic Withdrawal Approach To Retirement Income Planning?

For many Americans, their financial planning goals can be broken down into two periods: saving for retirement and spending in retirement (if you’re up on your financial industry jargon, you might know these phases as accumulation and decumulation, respectively).

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Comparing The 3 Most Popular Retirement Income Strategies

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Comparing The 3 Most Popular Retirement Income Strategies

Is there a retirement crisis? The debate centers on how much people have saved or set aside for retirement. But the focus on savings amounts misses the point.

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What Exactly is a Roth IRA — and Why Should You Have One?

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What Exactly is a Roth IRA — and Why Should You Have One?

When investors are deciding where to stash their cash for retirement, there are several options. Americans rely more and more on saving in their employer-sponsored 401(k) plans

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Carson Wealth Named a 2019 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers by InvestmentNews for Second Consecutive Year

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Carson Wealth Named a 2019 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers by InvestmentNews for Second Consecutive Year

OMAHA, Neb., April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Carson Wealth, a Barron’s Hall-of-Fame wealth management and financial planning firm, has been recognized as a 2019 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers as announced by InvestmentNews today

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3 Lost Tax Deductions That Might Surprise You

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3 Lost Tax Deductions That Might Surprise You

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was the single largest tax reform legislation passed in the last 30 years. It changes tax laws that impact retirement planning, mortgages, corporation, partnerships, small-business owners and even state taxes to some degree.

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Kabarec Financial Advisors, Ltd. Announces Affiliation with Barron’s Hall-of-Fame Firm; Rebrands to Carson Wealth

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Kabarec Financial Advisors, Ltd. Announces Affiliation with Barron’s Hall-of-Fame Firm; Rebrands to Carson Wealth

Palatine, IL – March 1, 2019 – Kabarec Financial Advisors, Ltd., an independent investment and wealth management firm headquartered in Palatine, Illinois, today announced it has joined Carson Wealth, a Barron’s Hall-of-Fame nationally ranked advisory firm. The team, led by founder and CEO Michael Kabarec, decided to affiliate with Carson Wealth

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