Archive - December 11, 2017

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Bitcoin 101 FAQs
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Self-Employed 401k Contribution Reminder
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Divorcee Social Security Benefits

Bitcoin 101 FAQs

MON, DEC 11th, 2017

Bitcoin 101 FAQs:

Bitcoin, and more broadly cryptocurrencies, are seeing increasing news coverage. This has left many wondering: “What is bitcoin and how does it work?” For those trying to better understand bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, here’s our understanding on a handful of frequently asked questions:

What is bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a digital “currency” that can be used to purchase goods and services (only at select locations, for now), or held as a store of speculative value. There are many differences between bitcoin and traditional currency, but the principal difference is that bitcoin is not issued by …

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Self-Employed 401k Contribution Reminder

The 2017 deadline for self-employed individuals to fund their Individual 401k accounts is 12/31/2017. As a reminder, the maximum amount that can be contributed to the 401k as an employee is $18,000 for 2017 ($24,000 if age 50 or older).

Individual 401k account owners will still have the opportunity to fund the employer portion of their 401k accounts up until their tax filing deadline (including extensions) with a maximum of $36,000 for 2017.

Please contact us you have any questions about how to fund your account before year end.

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Divorcee Social Security Benefits

The below article is an excerpt from my new book Social Security for the Suddenly Single. This focused book is all about divorcee Social Security retirement and survivor benefits, and it’s available on Amazon. The book was written to address the lack of information about divorcee Social Security. You’ll find everything you need to know about divorcee Social Security retirement and survivor benefits within.

Divorcee Benefits Matrix

Below you will find a matrix that describes the various divorcee Social Security benefits you may have available to you.

To use this matrix, start at 1, choosing your birth …

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