Springing into April

As we enter Spring it is important to reflect upon the first quarter of 2021, which ended on March 31st. The S&P 500 is up a sizable amount for the... View Article

“A Proposal of Pandemic Proportions”

Once a year, I try to take a vacation somewhere warm, in hopes that some sunny beaches, sand in my hair, and the sound crashing waves on the shore will... View Article

Social Security Cheat Sheet 2021 Benefit Reductions for Government Pensions

Government Pension Offset can affect some or all your spousal and survivor benefits entitlement if you are collecting a government pension based on earnings that were not subject to Social... View Article

Coronavirus: One Year On

As we roll from February into March, we have officially marked one year since the market suffered a flash crash due to the panic associated with the onset of COVID-19.... View Article

Social Security Corner with Jeremy

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans have increased 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today back in October. The 1.3... View Article

February Market Commentary

As January comes to an end, the financial markets have experienced an up-an-down start to the year. Markets were up significantly until the last two trading days of the month,... View Article

History of tax rates over time

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How to Easily Apply for Your Social Security Benefits in 2021

Social Security is a program that was established more than 80 years ago. Its purpose is to provide income benefits for retired people. Did you know disabled persons can also... View Article

USA Today Article

Nolan was featured in a USA Today article. Personal finance in 2021: How to build an emergency fund, reduce debt (