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Sean, who is single, received social security benefits of $8,000, dividend income of $13,000, and interest income of $2,000. Except as noted, those income items are reasonably consistent from year to year. At the end of 2014, Sean is considering selling stock that would result in an immediate gain of $10,000, a reduction in future dividends of $1,000, and an increase in future interest income of $1,500. He has asked you for advice. What course of action do you recommend?

Social Security Benefits:

"Social Security benefits" are paid based upon the record of the earnings such as retirement, disability, dependents, and survivors benefits.These benefits all fall under the Old Age, Survivors And Disability Insurance Program

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When stock is sold then percentage of social security benefits will be taxed in 2014.If he doesn't sell , his gross income will be $15,000.Being that...

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In this lesson, learn several key ways that older adults pay their bills after retiring from work. You'll see how people can have different experiences in funding their retirement.


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