Today’s column addresses questions about whether it’s always best to wait until full retirement age to take survivor’s benefits before switching to retirement benefits at 70, how the earnings test is applied this year and benefit amounts for disabled adult children. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and
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The first three months of 2021 saw the strongest quarter for Hamptons home sales in six years, continuing the trend of suburbs and rural vacation areas seeing record growth and a lack of inventory during the pandemic. There were 509 home sales in the Hamptons, up nearly 50% from 343 sales in the first quarter
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Earlier this week, the Washington Post reported on some initial details on the American Families Plan, the third of the Biden administration’s massive spending bills, expected to be unveiled next week, and following on the American Rescue Plan already passed and the American Jobs Plan of infrastructure and social spending. The proposal is expected to
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Chinese President Xi Jinping Aris Messinis | Pool | Reuters BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Thursday for countries to work together, while respecting their different responsibilities on reducing carbon emissions. Xi made the remarks at a U.S.-led climate summit. The Chinese leader’s roughly five-minute remarks via video conference were the first from the
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Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), addresses the media during a news conference following the meeting of the governing council of the ECB in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on December 12, 2019. Daniel Roland | AFP | Getty Images Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, paid tribute to
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Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, and many other similar services have rapidly become staples of the real estate and larger business worlds. We have all learned to videoconference. But videoconferencing may produce some awkward surprises if we aren’t careful. Videoconferencing software often allows the conference to be recorded. Once recorded, the resulting data files can
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New York Attorney General Letitia James has weighed in on the low-income housing tax credit Year 15 struggle. In cooperation with James E. Johnson New York City’s Corporation Counsel, she has filed an amicus brief supporting RiseBoro Community Partnership (RiseBoro) in its litigation with AIG affiliate, Sun America Housing Fund 682, over ownership and control of 35
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In this article KSU The bidding battle for railroad operator Kansas City Southern demonstrates that investors can still find undervalued stocks in the market, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday. The “Mad Money” host said he understands those who are concerned about a generally frothy environment, pointing to the exploding interest in the cryptocurrency dogecoin, NFTs and SPACs
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