Archive for Finance

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Linda Clayton-Powell Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa SOCIAL SECURITY AND SMALL BUSINESSES Running a small business isn’t just a fulltime job — it can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, and services, not to mention marketing, can be exhausting. ...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office DISAGREE WITH YOUR DISABILITY DECISION? WE WILL TAKE ANOTHER LOOK Social Security is here to help secure today and tomorrow by providing benefits and financial protection for millions of people. This assistance allows...

  • Unintended Consequence of Delaying IRA Distributions Unintended Consequence of Delaying IRA Distributions

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor In the pursuit of retirement savings, individuals often strive toward maximum “pre-tax” retirement plan contributions and delay of traditional IRA distributions. Eventually, however, withdrawals must be made t...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Jamie Long GolderCare Solutions Founder and Lead Patient Advocate Ready for the New Year Each New Year brings an opportunity to start fresh...to resolve to change and improve something in our lives. Most Americans make some form of New Year’s resolution. Most resolutions are health-relate...

  • Variety is the Spice of Life! Variety is the Spice of Life!

    By Karen McCoy Marketing Consultant at Ridgecrest Village Art Petersen has lived at Ridgecrest Village for almost 20 years, I asked him to share his story: Ridgecrest Village was started by a Presbyterian minister, Dr. Rev. Koning.  Rev. Koning was the Pastor at my church, New Comb Presbyterian...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS Disability is something most people don’t like to think about, but the chances that you’ll become disabled probably are greater than you realize. Studies show that a...

  • Another Gift Giving Season: The Greatest Gift Continues Giving Another Gift Giving Season: The Greatest Gift Continues Giving

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor As we approach another gift-giving season, I want to share with you an article we prepared several years ago and repeat here again. Let me make a suggestion on providing the greatest gift. Give the greatest gift t...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Linda Clayton-Powell Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa SEASONAL WORK CAN EMPOWER YOU Soon after school begins in the fall, many businesses begin advertising for seasonal workers. It’s a good way for people to make some extra income during the busy holiday season or ease bac...