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Then and Now: 2003 vs 2023

In 2003, the U.S. was emerging from the dot-com recession, unemployment rates were peaking during a jobless recovery, and online shopping was becoming more popular. Twenty years have passed, and here's how some things have changed — one pandemic and two recessions later.

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Understanding Social Security Benefit Taxation

Receiving Social Security benefits is advantageous in retirement, but like almost every other form of income, these benefits are taxed by the government. To accurately predict your retirement income (and taxes), it’s important to understand how Social Security benefits are taxed. Here, we explain everything you need to know about Social Security benefit taxation. How are social security benefits taxed? What are the social security tax thresholds? How do I maximize my Social Security benefits?

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