Social Security, IRMAA, GPO, and Annuities: Q&A #2407

February 17, 2024

Social Security, IRMAA, GPO, and Annuities: Q&A #2407

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listener questions relating to Social Security, IRMAA, GPO, annuities, and the minimum dignity floor. (7:45) A listener from Oklahoma asks about his mother ability to claim a Social Security survivor and child in care benefit. (16:45) George wonders when he’d be able to appeal a previous IRMAA surcharge. (26:45) A listener in Missouri looks for...

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Social Security, GPO, Spousal Benefits, IRMAA, SPIAs, and Secure Act 2.0: Q&A #2339

September 30, 2023

Social Security, GPO, Spousal Benefits, IRMAA, SPIAs, and Secure Act 2.0: Q&A #2339

Jim and Chris discuss questions relating to Social Security, GPO, the Social Security spousal benefits, IRMAA, SPIAs, and the Secure Act 2.0. (4:30) A listener from Illinois references a previous Q&A show and asks about the effects of GPO on Social Security. (8:15) A listener from Utah looks for clarification on delaying the claiming of a spousal Social Security benefit. (22:30) Georgette...

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Social Security, WEP, and Trusts: Q&A #2315

April 15, 2023

Social Security, WEP, and Trusts: Q&A #2315

Jim and Chris sit down to answer listener questions regarding Social Security, WEP, and irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs). (9:00) George from Nebraska looks for clarification on how Government Pension Offsets (GPO) and Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) affect his Social Security benefit. (30:15) Georgette asks if she’d be able to claim a Social Security survivor benefit off her...

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Social Security, Pensions, 457(b)’s, and Backdoor Roth Contributions: Q&A #2304

January 28, 2023

Social Security, Pensions, 457(b)’s, and Backdoor Roth Contributions: Q&A #2304

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listener questions relating to Social Security, pensions, 457b’s, and backdoor Roth contributions. (11:00) A Texan listener asks if his wives spousal Social Security benefit will be based off half of his original PIA or his PIA adjusted for cost-of-living. (16:30) A listener in Ohio looks for clarification on the effect that WEP and GPO will have on her...

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Social Security WEP/GPO, Roth Conversions, and Annuities: Q&A #2217

April 23, 2022

Social Security WEP/GPO, Roth Conversions, and Annuities: Q&A #2217

Jim and Chris discuss questions relating to Social Security WEP/GPO, child-in-care, spousal benefits, Roth conversions, and annuities. (12:00) George from North Carolina looks for clarification on his wives Social Security benefit and the affects of WEP/GPO. (22:15) A listener asks about their possible benefits for Social Security spousal, child-in-care, and family maximum benefits given their...

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Ed Slott Advisor recognition requires an advisor to be well versed on the rules and regulations regarding IRAs. The advisor must attend two live training sessions and pass two written exams annually to remain in the program. Jim Saulnier & Associates, LLC (“RIA Firm”) is a registered investment adviser located in Fort Collins, CO. Jim Saulnier & Associates, LLC may only transact business in those states in which it is registered, or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration requirements. Current registered states: CA, CO, PA, TX, WA, IL Insurance products and services are offered and sold through James H. Saulnier, a Colorado licensed insurance producer, only in those states in which he is reciprocally licensed or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from licensing requirements. Current reciprocal insurance licensing in these states: AZ, CA, CA, CN, FL, HI, IA, MA, MD, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY Click here for a more detailed disclosure.