David Lerner Associates: 2013 Social Security COLA Less Than Half of 2012 Amount
The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (or COLA) for 2013 will be just 1.7% -- less than half of the adjustment that was made for 2012.
David Lerner Associates: Retirement Plan Contribution Limits Increasing for 2013
Each year the federal government considers making inflation adjustments to the maximum amount of money that can be contributed annually to qualified retirement plans like Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and 401(k)s. The IRS announced that the annual contribution limit for IRAs would be increasing in 2013 for the first time in five years.
David Lerner Associates: Are you living beyond your means?
A report recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau paints a mixed picture when it comes to household debt in the U.S..On the positive side, the percentage of households holding some form of debt declined between 2000 and 2011 — from 74 percent to 69 percent.
New Year's Financial Housekeeping: Have You Created a Living Will?
With the New Year approaching it's a good time to take care of some financial housekeeping items that may have slipped through the cracks of your financial planning -- such as a living will.
David Lerner Associates: Financial Resolutions in Your 80s
New Year's financial resolutions that may be appropriate for individuals in their 80s.
David Lerner Associates News: 2014 Social Security COLA Is.1.5 Percent
In October the SSA announced that the Social Security Cost-of-Living (COLA) in 2014 will be 1.5 percent, down slightly from the 1.7 percent increase in 2013.
David Lerner Associates: How to Reduce Your Living Expenses During Retirement
Cutting down on your spending is one of the best ways to make your retirement savings last longer.
David Lerner Associates: Leaving a Legacy
You've worked hard over the years to build up wealth, and you probably find it comforting to know that the assets you leave behind will continue to be a source of support for your family.
David Lerner Associates: Important Documents You Need for Estate Planning
There are five estate planning documents you may need, despite your age, health, or wealth. Read more about those documents and important estate planning tips.