If you’re approaching retirement age, you may be considering a move to a more retirement-friendly state, particularly if your current state of residence imposes numerous taxes on social security, pensions, and other retirement income.
The Trump administration’s new tax reform bill was signed into law in December of 2017, representing the first major tax change in over 30 years. The changes are significant and are likely to affect nearly everyone in some measure; some positively, while others may find themselves with a higher tax bill in 2018.
The U.S is considered the most generous country in the world, with two-thirds of Americans giving to charities annually. And this number continues to grow, with giving levels increasing every year since 2009.
Beginning April 1, 2018, all care provided by Piedmont Healthcare will be considered out-of-network for all Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia plans, with the exception of Piedmont Rockdale and Piedmont Columbus Regional. If you are currently a Blue Cross member please visit
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are removing the Social Security Number (SSN)-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) from Medicare ID cards to help prevent fraud and fight identity theft. Instead of being based on a beneficiary's Social Security number, each Medicare number will be an individually generated combination of letters and numbers.
Remember way back to your first paycheck. The moment you open the envelope anticipating the windfall when all your hard work pays off. Then, like a swift kick to your gut, realty hits. Your takeaway earnings are almost always way lower than what you expected.