Tax Time: that 401K / IRA may end up costing you more than just investing for Capital Gains

Some readers, who are old enough to remember defined pension plans weren't just for unionized workers, may still think they are better off with IRAs and 401Ks, originally sold as tax-free until you retire. Advice from employers promised the new plan was better than a pension. You could put away as much as the equivalent … Continue reading Tax Time: that 401K / IRA may end up costing you more than just investing for Capital Gains

Biden picks Kissinger’s C.F.R. stalwarts to direct U.S. foreign policy – more invasions?

The emigration of Jews from the Soviet Union is not an objective of American foreign policy, and if they put Jews into gas chambers in the Soviet Union, it is not an American concern. Maybe a humanitarian concern. - Henry Kissinger, March 1, 1973 Critics have called the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) the "Henry … Continue reading Biden picks Kissinger’s C.F.R. stalwarts to direct U.S. foreign policy – more invasions?

Social Security numbers for famous and average Americans are easily available on public ancestry software program

The Social Security Administration has complained it doesn't have the software or manpower to flag all the Social Security numbers of deceased workers. However, some argue that a legal number must follow a certain pattern for the state in which it was issued, and all numbers need to agree to national numbering standards. Would such … Continue reading Social Security numbers for famous and average Americans are easily available on public ancestry software program