Image via WikipediaOur private investments coupled with Social Security and SSI act as the safety net we depend upon as we approach retirement. Learn important deails about annuities, mutual funds and how social security and disability work. Create a safety net which makes you feel comfortable with as you approach major life goals such as putting your children through college or retiring.
The Average Expense Ratio for Mutual Funds - Learn how to analyze mutual funds with this easy trick.
When Do Social Security Benefits Begin? - If you still think you get to retire at 65, like the old days, read this and weep. Most of those of us who have yet to retire will work past the traditional age 65 for full retirement.
Are Annuities Guaranteed? - Understand how annuities work so you will know if and when they fit into your investment portfolio. Don't buy one just because your insurance agent recommends it.
Is An Immediate Annuity Considered an Asset? - Understand this important distinction. Learn why and when it matters. Annuities hide retirement assets legally in some cases. Learn if an immediate annuity would benefit your financial situation.
SSI Income Limit in Idaho - If you qualify for disability, you qualify to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). It is administered through Social Security. Idaho residents have specific income limits for SSI.