Have You Budgeted for Retirement? Creating a strategy for success.   Run the numbers. There is a rule of thumb for retirees suggesting that retirement income has a target of 70-80% of the household’s end salary, though this can certainly vary. So, years before leaving work, sit down (perhaps with the financial professional you know…

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Confused about your Social Security benefits and need some answers? With over 2,700 regulations that govern Social Security, it’s not surprising that few people feel confident with the Social Security claiming process.  At this seminar you will get to hear from National Social Security expert, Faye Sykes and get her years of knowledge about Social…

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Please join Faye Sykes and Laurie Colestock as the cover the basics on Social Security and Medicare. There is limited seating and we will be providing lunch. RSVP to melinda@scarletoakfs.com to secure your spot. Not associated with or endorsed by the Social Security Administration or any other government agency.

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Social Security & Medicare Changes   1) Social Security recipients get 2.8% more in retirement benefits. This is a COLA in response to inflation and represents the largest annual increase to Social Security payments in seven years. It means that the average monthly Social Security payment will be $1,461 during 2019. The maximum possible payment for…

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