Paying Back Social Security to Increase Future Payments

Paying Back Social Security to Increase Future Payments

Let’s say you are reaching age 62 and you are worried that your income stream is going to dry up, so you opt to start your Social Security Payments.  Everything is going swimmingly and then you come into a large sum of cash at age 64…now you don’t need your social security income anymore! You are saving

Carnival of Money Stories 2 #23

I take hosting a Carnival seriously;  I take it seriously because I hate reading other Carnivals that fail to keep the essence of the Carnival by allowing every single entry, regardless of applicability.   The Carnival of Money Stories’ mission is simple: A weekly blog carnival where individuals share their stories/experiences with money I have read

Congress – Don’t Worry About Actual Numbers

Congress – Don’t Worry About Actual Numbers

This is not a Personal Finance or Estate Planning post, but rather is part of “Are you Freaking Serious Fridays” where I take the last day of the week just simply to bitch and complain about whatever topic I feel is necessary to complain about. The Tax Foundation posted The Revenue Impact of the Bacaus

Best New Show on Television – Shark Tank

Best New Show on Television – Shark Tank

I have found easily the best new show on television.  It is called Shark Tank!  From Wapedia, Each episode features a series of investment proposals from the owner(s) of a business. The presentation must request a specific sum of money from the Sharks and offer up a certain percentage ownership stake the business in exchange.

Buying Life Insurance on a Child Part Two

I received an interesting e-mail in response ot my post about buying life insurance on a child.  In that post, my basic contention was that if someone isn’t able to work because of a loss of child, why wouldn’t they insure the child’s life so that one can grieve without the worry of working?  The e-mailer