Social Security, Ethics Requirements, MDF, and Trust Funding: Q&A #2408

February 24, 2024

Social Security, Ethics Requirements, MDF, and Trust Funding: Q&A #2408

Jim and Chris discuss listener questions relating to Social Security, ethics requirements, MDF, and special needs trust funding. (7:15) George looks for some clarification on his Social Security claiming strategy and personal benefit calculation. (26:00) A listener provides some input on a previous show relating to a continuing education ethics requirement and looks for clarity on a...

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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, SSA-44, MDF, Inflation, and Rollovers: Q&A #2406

February 10, 2024

Social Security, SSA-44, MDF, Inflation, and Rollovers: Q&A #2406

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listeners questions relating to Social Security, SSA-44, IRMAA, MDF, inflation, and rollovers. (6:45) Georgette asks if she can begin claiming a Social Security spousal benefit before claiming her own benefit down the road. (20:00) A listener in Virginia comments on a previous shows question regarding the sale of a property, and filing of SSA-44. (39:00) A...

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Roth Conversions, Social Security, CD Ladders, and SPIAs: Q&A #2405

February 3, 2024

Roth Conversions, Social Security, CD Ladders, and SPIAs: Q&A #2405

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listeners questions relating to Roth conversions, Social Security, CD ladders, and SPIAs. (3:30) A Californian listener wonders if Roth conversions are subject to the Social Security earnings test. (9:30) Georgette from Georgia looks for clarification on the maximum earnings limit regarding her husbands Social Security statement. (16:15) A listener asks about...

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Social Security, IRMAA, Secure Act 2.0, and RMDs: Q&A #2404

January 27, 2024

Social Security, IRMAA, Secure Act 2.0, and RMDs: Q&A #2404

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listeners questions relating to Social Security, IRMAA, Secure Act 2.0, and RMDs. (8:45) A listener from Texas looks for clarity on how a Social Security spousal offset can be calculated given their situation. (24:30) A New York listener asks about the level of IRMAA premium that he and his wife will pay based on the timing of filing their form SSA-44. (33:00)...

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