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It’s easy to get your Social Security benefit statement

March 1, 2020, 6:02am Business

Tax season is here, and we have made replacing your annual benefit statement even easier. The benefit statement, also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S, is a tax form we mail each year in January to people who receive Social Security benefits. It shows the total amount of benefits… Read story

Weston: Should you shift to a cash account?

February 29, 2020, 6:02am Business

High-yield cash management accounts are popping up at brokerages nationwide, promising customers much better returns and higher insurance limits than they can get from traditional banks. Read story

Personal Fianance: Retired but need cash? There’s lots of options

February 28, 2020, 6:02am Business

Most Americans don’t have enough money saved to retire on, and Social Security isn’t sufficient all by itself. Where do you find yourself in relation to these figures? Read story

Reyer: Work on trust issue to release control

February 27, 2020, 6:00am Business

I’ve gotten feedback that I withhold information, second-guess people, and don’t delegate enough. I’ve figured out that it’s driven by lack of trust, but I don’t know what to do about it. Incidentally, this only is happening at work; I’m fine with friends and family. Read story

Brunell: Colorado River water problems worsening

February 25, 2020, 6:05am Business

Last week, we visited the Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona. It is part of our national parks bucket list. The trip was a real eye-opener. Read story

Social Security: Pledge to save during America Saves Week

February 23, 2020, 6:00am Business

This year, America Saves Week runs Feb. 24-29. The week is an opportunity for organizations to promote good financial habits. It’s also a great time for people to assess their own saving status, as planning and saving are key to a successful retirement. Read story

Weston: Beware of advice from salespeople

February 22, 2020, 6:00am Business

A good rule of thumb when you’re trying to eat healthy is to beware of any food you see advertised. The most beneficial fare — whole grains, fruits, vegetables — tends not to have a marketing budget. Read story

Personal Finance: Millennials’ investments may be too risk-averse

February 21, 2020, 6:01am Business

An established line of psychological theory is that what we experience in late adolescence and early adulthood ends up having a large pull on our behavior throughout life. And economic gut punches pack a wallop. Read story

Reyer: Enjoy winter, spring is on the way

February 20, 2020, 6:05am Business

Full disclosure. It’s a really cold winter day and I’m looking for ways to make it until spring. Maybe you are, too! Read story

Brunell: American Legion’s focus on civics education notable

February 18, 2020, 6:05am Business

The 2020 race for the White House is heating up. It’s shaping up to be a referendum on America’s market-based economic system. The central question: is government or the private sector going to provide our basic products and services? Read story