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Should You Apply for Social Security Now or Later?

When should you apply for benefits? Consider a few factors first Now or later? When it comes to the question of Social Security income, the choice looms large. Should you apply now to get earlier payments? Or wait for a few years to get larger checks? Consider what you know (and don’t know). You know […]

Should You Pay Off Your Home Before Retiring?

Before you make any extra mortgage payments, consider some factors Should you own your home free and clear before you retire? At first glance, the answer would seem to be “absolutely, if at all possible.” Retiring with less debt … isn’t that a good thing? Why not make a few extra mortgage payments to get […]