Archive for Retirement

  • It’s RMD Time Again!! –  Avoid these 6 Common Errors It’s RMD Time Again!! – Avoid these 6 Common Errors

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor As a New Year begins and thoughts of income tax preparations are in the back of our minds, another tax item surfaces. Required minimum distributions, often referred to as RMDs or minimum required distributions, ar...

  • 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 GET YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFIT STATEMENT Tax season is approaching, and Social Security has made replacing your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement is also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-...

  • 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 AMERICA SAVES WEEK Planning and saving are core elements to a successful retirement. For over 80 years, Social Security has helped Americans achieve that goal. And each year, the American Savings Educa...

  • 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...