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My husband and I are going on a cruise next year. Should we buy travel insurance with the cruise line or on the open market? What should we consider?
Submitted Dec 24, 2015
I've read in various publications that a rule of thumb to see if you have enough money to retire on is to multiply your salary from 10 to 12. Would you agree on these figures. I'm 59 and would like to retire next year. My salary is $140,000 and my IRA and 401k investments are $1,360,000. Only liability outstanding is $18,000 left on a mortgage due in 2018. ...
Submitted Jan 6, 2016
Dr. Krupa, I'm responsible for a personal finance site dedicated to frugal living. We've been active since 1996. We have an active section for baby boomers
. I'd like to do an article on what you should do after your spouse passes away. Would you be available for a brief email interview? Naturally we'd set you up as the expert and link to...
Submitted Jan 19, 2016
I understand that the benefits of the File & Suspend strategy for social security claiming will be going away in April, 2016. The higher-earning spouse must file/suspend before April 29th. Assuming that this spouse meets the other criteria & does file/suspend before April, does the other spouse have to file for spousal benefits before April 29th, or could they wait...
Submitted Jan 8, 2016
I am trying to get rid of a timeshare. The company wants me to sign a limited durable power of attorney form. Does this give the company power of attorney on all my affairs? Would it give the company access to my bank accounts or my home deed?
Submitted Dec 29, 2015
I was DX with breast cancer at 37 last year. I am piling up in medical expense. How and where, if I can fill out for deductions on my tax returns for IRS & FTB. Forms? Thanks- Monica
Submitted Jan 10, 2016
Submitted Jan 11, 2016
I have been an adjunct instructor at one college for 8 years and am a single parent. I cannot get disability insurance through my employer nor am I a participant in the state disability insurance program. Is there any individual disability insurance that I am eligible for?
Submitted Jan 1, 2016
If working in another country as a English teacher from Sept to July, what information do I need for taxes?
Submitted Jan 5, 2016